NSW Blues

The Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues have named Sydney Roosters back-rower Angus Crichton and Melbourne Storm forward Dale Finucane as the only changes in the squad for Game Two of the Ampol State of Origin series.

The Blues will face the Queensland Maroons at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday 27 June after winning Game One at Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville.

The team will be based at Kingscliff on NSW’s far north coast as a precautionary measure following the COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney’s eastern suburbs and will train at Ned Byrne Field in Cudgen.

The team will depart for Kingscliff from Sydney airport on Monday 21 June with Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler available to the media.

Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm), Nathan Cleary (vc) (Penrith Panthers), Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Angus Crichton (Sydney Roosters), Dale Finucane (Melbourne Storm), Campbell Graham (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Payne Haas (Brisbane Broncos), Apisai Koroisau (Penrith Panthers), Jarome Luai (Penrith Panthers), Liam Martin (Penrith Panthers), Latrell Mitchell (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Cameron Murray (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Junior Paulo (Parramatta Eels), Daniel Saifiti (Newcastle Knights), Tariq Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons), James Tedesco (c) (Sydney Roosters), Brian To’o (Penrith Panthers), Tom Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles), Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders), Isaah Yeo (Penrith Panthers). Coach: Brad Fittler.