The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Bulldogs back-rower Willie Mason won't play again until the semi-finals after entering an early guily plea to a grade-two careless high-tackle charge. Mason has copped the two-match ban for his high shot on Brisbane halfback Shane Perry during last Friday's 30-0 loss to the Broncos, ruling him out of the final two regular-season matches.
In other judiciary news, Newcastle hooker Danny Buderus is free to play in Saturday's clash with Penrith after pleading guilty to a grade-one careless high-tackle charge.
And North Queensland pair Clint Amos and Steve Southern have also escaped suspension after entering early guilty pleas to their grade one dangerous throw charges.