NSW Blues Game I Team

Sydney Roosters back-rower Boyd Cordner will become the 19th player to captain the NSW Origin side when he leads the NSW Blues onto Suncorp Stadium for Game One of the 2017 Holden State of Origin Series (31 May).
 
Cordner, who has made six Origin appearances for NSW since debuting in 2013, will lead a team boasting a mix of youth and experience announced tonight (22 May) at NSWRL's annual True Blues Dinner at The Star Sydney. 
 
Jarryd Hayne, Mitchell Pearce and Brett Morris return to the Origin arena, while Nathan Peats and Jake Trbojevic are set to make their Origin debuts next Wednesday night.
 
Additional players Matt Moylan, Jordan McLean and Jack De Belin will join the team in camp at Kingscliff.
 
TEAM LIST: NSW VB BLUES, Game I

1

James Tedesco

Wests Tigers

2

Blake Ferguson

Sydney Roosters

3

Josh Dugan

St George Illawarra Dragons

4

Jarryd Hayne

Gold Coast Titans

5

Brett Morris

Canterbury Bulldogs

6

James Maloney

Cronulla Sharks

7

Mitchell Pearce

Sydney Roosters

8

Aaron Woods

Wests Tigers

9

Nathan Peats

Gold Coast Titans

10

Andrew Fifita

Cronulla Sharks

11

Josh Jackson

Canterbury Bulldogs

12

Boyd Cordner (c)

Sydney Roosters

13

Tyson Frizell

St George Illawarra Dragons


INTERCHANGE PLAYERS
 

14

David Klemmer

Canterbury Bulldogs

15

Wade Graham

Cronulla Sharks

16

Jake Trbojevic

Manly Sea Eagles

17

Jack Bird

Cronulla Sharks

 

18

Matt Moylan

Penrith Panthers

19

Jordan McLean

Melbourne Storm

20

Jack De Belin

St George Illawarra Dragons

*Originally appeared on NSWRL.com.au