The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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David Kidwell and Lance Hohaia have been cut from the Kiwis squad to face the Kangaroos in the Centenary Test at the SCG on Friday.
Coach Stephen Kearney has confirmed his playing 17, with Souths forward Kidwell and NZ Warriors utility Hohaia the unlucky ones from the initial 19-man squad.
Fullback Brent Webb arrived from England last night and joined the team for training this morning.
Halfback Thomas Leuluai is scheduled to arrive from London tonight.
Kiwis: Brent Webb, Jason Nightingale, Setaimata Sa, Iosia Soliola, Sam Perrett, Ben Roberts, Thomas Leuluai, Roy Asotasi (captain), Issac Luke, Nathan Cayless, Sonny Bill Williams, Simon Mannering, David Fa'alogo. Interchange: Jeremy Smith, Dene Halatau, Adam Blair, Frank Pritchard.