The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Warrington have been fixtures in the Super League play-offs over the last few seasons, and look set for more of the same this season, with some impressive signings in returning British forward Adrian Morley, and former internationals Paul Johnson from Bradford and Vinnie Anderson from St Helens. England coach Paul Cullen has been steadily ambitious for his side and could this be the year that the Wolves reap greater rewards?
The only departures from the club since last season are second rower Logan Swann bound for New Zealand, prop Danny Lima who has joined Wakefield, long serving centre Toa Kohe-Love and backrower Paul Noone both to Widnes, and retired prop Mark Hilton. So the squad has a look of stability but with the injection of some fresh talent, and all that remains is to see whether the new guys can form effective combinations with their team mates to help the Wolves go beyond the second week of the play-offs.
In the playmaking department, Warrington will again rely on the combination of halfback Lee Briers, the ever developing Chris Bridge and Australian utility Michael Sullivan. Sullivan had a difficult introduction to Super League and took a while to establish his role and make an impact within the team. But one year further on that shouldn