Lockyer ruled out of Origin Two

QUEENSLAND Maroons skipper and five-eighth Darren Lockyer has today been ruled out of the second State of Origin match.

Scott Prince replaces the injured Lockyer in the XXXX Maroons team.

Prince is the new halfback and will wear the No. 7 jersey. Johnathan Thurston is expected to switch from halfback to five-eighth and will wear No. 6.

In Lockyer's absence, Cameron Smith is the new captain.

The XXXX Maroons will have an opposed session against the Queensland Residents team at Skilled Park this afternoon.