All the latest team news, updates and changes for Game Three of the 2023 Ampol State of Origin series.
State of Origin Late Mail: Game Three
Match: Blues v Maroons
Game 3 -
Fullback for Blues is number 1 James TedescoFullback for Maroons is number 1 AJ Brimson
Winger for Blues is number 2 Brian To'oWinger for Maroons is number 2 Xavier Coates
Centre for Blues is number 3 Stephen CrichtonCentre for Maroons is number 3 Valentine Holmes
Centre for Blues is number 4 Bradman BestCentre for Maroons is number 4 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
Winger for Blues is number 5 Josh Addo-CarrWinger for Maroons is number 5 Murray Taulagi
Five-Eighth for Blues is number 6 Cody WalkerFive-Eighth for Maroons is number 6 Cameron Munster
Halfback for Blues is number 7 Mitchell MosesHalfback for Maroons is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans
Prop for Blues is number 8 Jake TrbojevicProp for Maroons is number 8 Reuben Cotter
Hooker for Blues is number 9 Damien CookHooker for Maroons is number 9 Harry Grant
Prop for Blues is number 10 Reagan Campbell-GillardProp for Maroons is number 10 Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
2nd Row for Blues is number 11 Liam Martin2nd Row for Maroons is number 11 David Fifita
2nd Row for Blues is number 12 Keaon Koloamatangi2nd Row for Maroons is number 12 Jeremiah Nanai
Lock for Blues is number 13 Cameron MurrayLock for Maroons is number 13 Patrick Carrigan
Interchange for Blues is number 14 Isaah YeoInterchange for Maroons is number 14 Ben Hunt
Interchange for Blues is number 15 Jacob SaifitiInterchange for Maroons is number 15 Lindsay Collins
Interchange for Blues is number 16 Reece RobsonInterchange for Maroons is number 16 Moeaki Fotuaika
Interchange for Blues is number 17 Clinton GuthersonInterchange for Maroons is number 17 Corey Horsburgh
Replacement for Blues is number 18 Scott DrinkwaterReplacement for Maroons is number 18 Tom Dearden
- Referee: Ashley Klein
- Touch Judge: Dave Munro
- Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
- Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins
New South Wales
No late changes for the Blues who will line up 1-17. Centre Stephen Crichton is tipped to line up on the right to accomodate debutant Bradman Best, who will slot in at left centre inside Josh Addo-Carr. Cody Walker, Clint Gutherson, Jacob Saifiti and Reagan Campbell-Gillard are all recalled to the Blues side while inspirational forward Jake Trbojevic is also back after missing the first two games with a calf injury. Scott Drinkwater is 18th Man.
Damien Cook has been named at hooker with Reece Robson on the bench but the pair are expected to operate as per program as opposed to their switch in Game Two.
The Maroons are 1-17 with no late changes. Raiders prop Corey Horsburgh has been named make his Origin debut after he was part of the extended squad earlier in the series while AJ Brimson takes over at fullback for Reece Walsh. Titans flyer Brimson, who was 18th Man for Game Two, returns to the starting line-up at fullback after making his Origin debut in 2020. Reuben Cotter has been named at prop after starting Game Two on an edge with Jeremiah Nanai back in the run-on side alongside David Fifita. Cowboys playmaker Tom Dearden is 18th Man.