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State of Origin Late Mail: Game Two

All the official latest team news, injury updates and more for Game Two of the 2022 Ampol State of Origin series.

Latest team news

New South Wales

The Blues are 1-17 with no late changes.

Blues advisor Greg Alexander said on Tuesday that "the side named will be the side that plays", and that's the way Brad Fittler has gone, as opposed to Game One when they made a couple of changes an hour before kick-off.

Matt Burton, Stephen Crichton, Apisai Koroisau, Jake Trbojevic and Cameron Murray have all been called into the starting side, with Angus Crichton joining Damien Cook on the bench alongside debutant Siosifa Talakai.

Sharks playmaker Nicho Hynes will be the 18th Man as he was for Game One.

Queensland

The Maroons are 1-17 with no late changes.

Murray Taulagi will make his Origin debut on the wing in place of Xavier Coates (ankle) while Lindsay Collins moves into the run-on side as the replacement for Reuben Cotter (hamstring). After missing out on selection for Game One, Rabbitohs forward Jai Arrow returns to the side on the bench where he joins Patrick Carrigan, Jeremiah Nanai and Harry Grant, with Ben Hunt listed once again to start at hooker.

Cowboys halfback Tom Dearden is the 18th Man.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Blues is number 1 James Tedesco
    Fullback for Maroons is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
  • Winger for Blues is number 2 Brian To'o
    Winger for Maroons is number 2 Selwyn Cobbo
  • Centre for Blues is number 3 Matt Burton
    Centre for Maroons is number 3 Valentine Holmes
  • Centre for Blues is number 4 Stephen Crichton
    Centre for Maroons is number 4 Dane Gagai
  • Winger for Blues is number 5 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Maroons is number 5 Murray Taulagi
  • Five-Eighth for Blues is number 6 Jarome Luai
    Five-Eighth for Maroons is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Blues is number 7 Nathan Cleary
    Halfback for Maroons is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Blues is number 8 Payne Haas
    Prop for Maroons is number 8 Lindsay Collins
  • Hooker for Blues is number 9 Apisai Koroisau
    Hooker for Maroons is number 9 Ben Hunt
  • Prop for Blues is number 10 Jake Trbojevic
    Prop for Maroons is number 10 Josh Papalii
  • 2nd Row for Blues is number 11 Cameron Murray
    2nd Row for Maroons is number 11 Kurt Capewell
  • 2nd Row for Blues is number 12 Liam Martin
    2nd Row for Maroons is number 12 Felise Kaufusi
  • Lock for Blues is number 13 Isaah Yeo
    Lock for Maroons is number 13 Tino Fa'asuamaleaui

Interchange

  • Interchange for Blues is number 14 Damien Cook
    Interchange for Maroons is number 14 Harry Grant
  • Interchange for Blues is number 15 Angus Crichton
    Interchange for Maroons is number 15 Jai Arrow
  • Interchange for Blues is number 16 Junior Paulo
    Interchange for Maroons is number 16 Patrick Carrigan
  • Interchange for Blues is number 17 Siosifa Talakai
    Interchange for Maroons is number 17 Jeremiah Nanai

Reserves

  • Replacement for Blues is number 18 Nicholas Hynes
    Replacement for Maroons is number 18 Tom Dearden

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ashley Klein
  • Touch Judge: Dave Munro
  • Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
  • Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins

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