Queensland Rugby League has today confirmed North Queensland’s Michael Morgan will replace Daly Cherry-Evans in the XXXX Maroons’ line up for Game I of the Holden State of Origin series.

Cherry-Evans was today ruled out with a shoulder injury.

Morgan, a Townsville junior and QAS Emerging Origin squad member, joined the Maroons team in camp on the Gold Coast earlier today.

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XXXX QUEENSLAND MAROONS – GAME I

Player

NRL Club

1. Billy Slater

Melbourne Storm

2. Darius Boyd

Brisbane Broncos

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. Matt Scott

North Queensland Cowboys

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. Michael Morgan

North Queensland Cowboys

15. Josh McGuire

Brisbane Broncos

16. Matt Gillett

Brisbane Broncos

17. Jacob Lillyman

New Zealand Warriors

18. Dylan Napa

Sydney Roosters