The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Injury riddled Manly have been forced to name a 21 man squad for Sunday's vital clash with the Cronulla Sharks at Toyota Park.
Coach Des Hasler has several players unlikely to be be able to train before the weekend with prop Brent Kite already ruled out of the match with a knee injury.
Star forward Ben Kennedy has been named in the team but a decision on him playing won't be made until Sunday.Kennedy has a badly corked leg and is on constant physiotheraphy treatment to try and make the match.
Several other players were also unable to train today.
The Manly squad to play the Sharks is:
Brett Stewart,Paul Stephenson,Terry Hill,Ashley Alberts,Chris Hicks,Luke Williamson,Michael Monaghan (c),Jason King,Chad Randall,Mark Bryant,Steve Menzies,Anthony Watmough,Ben Kennedy.
Replacements: Shayne Dunley,Sam Harris,Kylie Leuluai,Daniel Heckenberg,Nathan Tutt,Michael Witt,Kane Cleal,* Steve Matai. *Subject to judiciary.