The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Queensland have made a few changes to the squad that was outplayed by NSW last Wednesday night at Suncorp Stadium.
As widely anticipated, Tonie Carroll moves to the centres to replace the injured Justin Hodges, whilst Travis Norton picks up the number 13 jersey.
Steve Price has been elevated from the bench to starting prop, with Petero Civoniceva shifting to the second row with captain Gorden Tallis. Michael Crocker is the new hooker with PJ Marsh being ruled out.
And newcomers Scott Sattler and Matt Bowen make their debuts from the bench in a
Raiders fullback Clinton Schifcofske once again misses the cut along with Robbie O'Davis, who was originally picked in the first team before succumbing to a knee injury.
The full team to meet the NSW Blues at Telstra Stadium in Sydney on June 25 is:-
Darren Lockyer Matt Sing Brent Tate Tonie Carroll Shannon Hegarty Ben Ikin Shaun Berrigan Travis Norton Petero Civoniceva Gorden Tallis Shane Webcke Michael Crocker Steve Price
Interchange: Dane Carlaw, Andrew Gee, Scott Sattler, Matt Bowen