The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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2 players return to the squad whilst 5 players will be out of action due to injury.
Prop forwards Liam Higgins and Jarrad Hickey are both named in the line up along with first team regulars Tommy Lee, Julien Rinaldi and Paul Johnson. Ryan Tongia is set to play his second game for the first team after successfully making his debut last week against The Warrington Wolves.
Aaron Murphy, Josh Griffin, Matthew Blaymire, Luke George and Frankie Mariano are all forced to watch from the sidelines this week with injuries preventing them from being out on the field.
The squad in full is:
8 Korkidas 9 Rinaldi 11 Henderson 13 Morrison 14 Lee 15 Tony 16 Smith 17 Johnson, P 18 Dean 19 Morton 20 Gledhill 22 Howarth 23 Veivers 25 Higgins 26 Wildie 31 Amor 36 Hickey 37 Tadulala 39 Tongia
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