XXXX Maroons Game 3 team

Cooper Cronk and Corey Parker have today been named in the XXXX Maroons’ Game 3 team after missing last month’s loss to the Blues in Sydney due to injury.

In other developments:

  • Will Chambers will make his Origin debut after being selected on the wing as the replacement for the injured Brent Tate
  • Jacob Lillyman moves from the interchange bench to starting prop alongside Nate Myles in the wake of Matt Scott’s injury.
  • Daly Cherry-Evans reverts back to the utility role on a revamped interchange bench featuring Ben Te’o, Matt Gillett and Dave Taylor.
  • QAS Emerging Origin members Josh McGuire and Michael Morgan join the XXXX Maroons squad for the first time.
  • Chris McQueen is carrying an ankle injury and will miss out on playing a sixth successive Origin match.

XXXX Queensland Maroons

  1. Billy SLATER – (Melbourne Storm)
  2. Darius BOYD – (Newcastle Knights)
  3. Greg INGLIS – (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  4. Justin HODGES – (Brisbane Broncos)
  5. Will CHAMBERS – (Melbourne Storm)
  6. Johnathan THURSTON – (North Queensland Cowboys)
  7. Cooper CRONK – (Melbourne Storm)
  8. Jacob LILLYMAN – (NZ Warriors)
  9. Cameron SMITH (c) – (Melbourne Storm)
  10.  Nate MYLES – (Gold Coast Titans)
  11.  Aidan GUERRA – (Sydney Roosters)
  12.  Sam THAIDAY – (Brisbane Broncos)
  13.  Corey PARKER – (Brisbane Broncos)
  14.  Daly CHERRY-EVANS – (Manly Sea Eagles)
  15.  Ben TE’O – (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  16.  Matt GILLETT – (Brisbane Broncos)
  17.  Dave TAYLOR – (Gold Coast Titans)
  18.  Josh McGUIRE – (Brisbane Broncos)
  19.  Michael MORGAN* – (North Queensland Cowboys)

Coach: Mal Meninga

* Will join camp after Cowboys match on Saturday, July 5.