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The New South Wales Rugby League has announced the side for the first State of Origin match against Queensland, to be played Wednesday 25 May 2011 at 8:00pm, Suncorp Stadium.
1. Josh Dugan - Canberra Raiders
2. Brett Morris - St George Illawarra Dragons
3. Mark Gasnier - St George Illawarra Dragons
4. Michael Jennings - Penrith Panthers
5. Akuila Uate - Newcastle Knights
6. Jamie Soward - St George Illawarra Dragons
7. Mitchell Pearce - Sydney Roosters
8. Jason King - Manly Sea Eagles
9. Michael Ennis - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
10. Kade Snowden - Cronulla Sharks
11. Beau Scott - St George Illawarra Dragons
12. Greg Bird - Gold Coast Titans
13. Paul Gallen (c) - Cronulla Sharks
14. Ben Creagh - St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Trent Merrin - St George Illawarra Dragons
16. Tim Mannah - Parramatta Eels
17. Dean Young - St George Illawarra Dragons
18th man: Jamal Idris - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
You can join the conversation on Twitter by following @LeagueUnlimited and @NSWRL, as well as using the hashtags #NRL #origin and #uptheblues.
Click here to view the official Game Day match thread for Origin I on our Front Row Forums.