The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Head Coach John Kear has announced his squad that will take on The Giants on Sunday afternoon.
New Zealand half back Motu Tony is named in the line up and is set to make his first team debut for the Red, White and Blue after injury and compassionate leave kept him out of action at the start of the season. Jeremy Smith also returns to the squad alongside young winger Dale Morton. First team regulars Michael Korkidas and Chris Dean are also named in the squad and Club Captain Glenn Morrison will also be available to play after his Exiles commitments this week.
French hooker Julien Rinaldi will miss this weeks game due to a shoulder injury he picked up a few weeks ago. After playing with pain killer injections, club medicals have decided that for Julien's shoulder to fully recover he must rest and will therefore be out of action for this game. Tyrone McCarthy has also not been named due to his return to his parent club Warrington Wolves. Due to the amount of Warrington players that have been called up to play in the International Origin match tonight, Tyrone has been called back.
The squad in full is:
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The game takes place this Sunday at The Rapid Solicitors Stadium at 3.30pm. If you are a Silver Member you can watch the match for just 15. Show your support for the club and the team and turn up in your numbers to cheer the boys on and of course see our debutant in action! Phone 01924 211611 or call in to the Wildcats Superstore to pick up yours now.
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