Origin TEAMS - 2021 Ampol State of Origin Series

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As they come to hand, we reveal the teams and officials for each Origin clash of 2021 right here on this page!

All times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.

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GAME ONE
New South Wales v Queensland
Wed June 9 2021, 8:10pm at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville

New South Wales

1. James Tedesco 2. Brian To'o 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Tom Trbojevic 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Damien Cook 10. Jake Trbojevic 11. Cameron Murray 12. Tariq Sims 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Jack Wighton 15. Junior Paulo 16. Payne Haas 17. Liam Martin 18. Apisai Koroisau 19. Campbell Graham

Queensland

5. Valentine Holmes 2. Xavier Coates 3. Kurt Capewell 4. Dane Gagai 18. Kyle Feldt 6. Cameron Munster 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Christian Welch 9. Harry Grant 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. David Fifita 13. Jai Arrow 14. AJ Brimson 15. Jaydn Su'A 16. Moeaki Fotuaika 17. Joe Ofahengaue 20. Coen Hess 21. Ben Hunt

Note - Kalyn Ponga originally named fullback, ruled out on Wednesday 2 June.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;


GAME TWO
Queensland v New South Wales
Sun June 27 2021, 7:50pm at Suncorp Stadium

Queensland

2. Valentine Holmes 20. Xavier Coates 3. Kurt Capewell 4. Dane Gagai 5. Kyle Feldt 6. Cameron Munster 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Christian Welch 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Josh Papali'i 11. Jai Arrow 12. Felise Kaufusi 13. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. Ben Hunt 15. Moeaki Fotuaika 16. David Fifita 17. Francis Molo 18. Coen Hess

Changes from Game I - Seven-game Warriors breakout star Reece Walsh has been handed the famous Maroons #1 jumper with Kalyn Ponga and AJ Brimson both unavailable. Holmes moves to the wing with changes in the pack seeing Fa'asuamaleaui move to lock and Papali'i come in at prop after missing Game I through suspension. On the bench, Hunt replaces Brimson, while Francis Molo comes onto the bench in place of Joe Ofahengaue. Hess remains in the reserves, where he's joined by Ronaldo Mulitalo.

Squad update - Reece Walsh has lost his battle to debut, succumbing to a hamstring injury. Holmes returns to fullback, with Ronaldo Mulitalo to debut instead on the wing.

Sunday morning - High drama. A Twitter user alerted journalists yesterday that Mulitalo (19) is actually ineligible based on current rules to play for Queensland. This morning after NSWRL made enquiries with ARLC about the matter, the QRL and Mulitalo opted to to withdraw. Xavier Coates comes in on the wing.

Late mail - no more changes. Hess is 18th man.

New South Wales

1. James Tedesco 2. Brian To'o 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Tom Trbojevic 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Damien Cook 10. Junior Paulo 11. Cameron Murray 12. Tariq Sims 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Jack Wighton 15. Angus Crichton 16. Payne Haas 17. Liam Martin 18. Apisai Koroisau

Changes from Game I - Jake Trbojevic is out injured. Payne Haas moves into the starting pack with Angus Crichton joining the bench. New in the reserves is Dale Finucane.

Squad update - Finucane (20) drops off.

Late mail - 1-17 Campbell Graham (19) drops out with Api Koroisau as 18th man.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;


GAME THREE
New South Wales v Queensland
Wed July 14 2021, 8:10pm at Cbus Super Stadium

New South Wales

1. James Tedesco 2. Brian To'o 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Tom Trbojevic 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Jack Wighton 7. Mitchell Moses 18. Dale Finucane 9. Damien Cook 10. Junior Paulo 11. Cameron Murray 12. Tariq Sims 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Apisai Koroisau 15. Angus Crichton 16. Payne Haas 17. Liam Martin 19. Nicholas Hynes

Changes from Game II - with halves Jarome Luai and Nathan Cleary injured, Wighton gets promoted to five-eighth while Mitch Moses is the new number seven. Koroisau gets promoted to the bench with Nicho Hynes the new reserve.

Monday 11am - Brad Fittler confirmed that Daniel Saifiti (10) was out, less than 18 hours after the side was named. Saifiti's rib injury means that Dale Finucane comes in to the front row. Hynes is joined in the reserves by Clint Gutherson and Stefano Utoikamanu.

Squad update - 24 hours out from the big game and Utoikamanu (21) is omitted, reducing the squad to 19.

Queensland

1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Valentine Holmes 3. Dane Gagai 4. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Christian Welch 9. Ben Hunt 10. Josh Papali'i 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Felise Kaufusi 15. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. AJ Brimson 16. Moeaki Fotuaika 18. Francis Molo 20. Thomas Flegler 19. Kurt Mann

Changes from Game II - Ponga returns at fullback, with Holmes pushing to the wing and Feldt out of the side. A reshuffle elsewhere in the backline and back row sees Hamiso Tabuai Fidow make his Origin debut in the centres with Capewell moving to second row, Arrow to lock and Fa'asuamaleaui to the bench. Hunt is the new hooker with McCullough out, and AJ Brimson joins the bench. Fifita is named in jumper 17 despite a match review charge seeing him likely to miss one game. Molo, Mann and Flegler are the reserves.

Tuesday 8pm - David Fifita (17) is out suspended. Francis Molo joins the bench in his place.

Thursday 6pm - Jai Arrow (13) has made a protocol breach and has been suspended. Fa'asuamaleaui comes in at lock, with Flegler promoted to the bench.

Squad update - The above changes are officially confirmed, with Coen Hess joining Kurt Mann on the reserves.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;