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Mogg Debuts In Place of Injured Inglis
CALOUNDRA junior Adam Mogg has been called into the XXXX Queensland Maroons team for State of Origin II, replacing injured winger Greg Inglis.
A member of the Canberra Raiders NRL club, 28-year-old Mogg will join the squad when it enters camp in Brisbane on Wednesday morning.
Mogg has a thorough Queensland Rugby League background, having featured for the Redcliffe Dolphins in four Queensland Wizard Cup grand finals, represented Queensland Residents and been a past winner of the Courier-Mail Best and Fairest Award.
The decision to omit Inglis comes after consultation between the medical staff of the XXXX Queensland Maroons and the Melbourne Storm.
Considering the nature of the injury (stress fracture of the lower back) and the advice of the Melbourne Storm, Queensland has decided against flying Inglis to Brisbane for further assessment.
It is understood he will be sidelined for a number of weeks due to the injury.
The XXXX Maroons will now have two debutants for the must-win clash against New South Wales at Suncorp Stadium on June 14, with Mogg to start alongside rookie fullback Karmichael Hunt.