Hoffman named in Blues squad
Storm back-rower Ryan Hoffman has been included in Laurie Daley's NSW squad for Origin 1 on May 28.
The 30-year old featured in all three Origin matches in 2013 and will again play a crucial role in the Blues' attempt to end Queensland's record breaking Origin streak.
Bulldogs duo Josh Reynolds and Trent Hodkinson have been rewarded for their early season form, earning selection in the crucial playmaking positions ahead of Roosters halves combination James Maloney and Mitchell Pearce.
2014 NSW Blues - Game One
Jarryd Hayne - Parramatta Eels
Brett Morris - St George Illawarra Dragons
Josh Morris - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Michael Jennings - Sydney Roosters
Daniel Tupou - Sydney Roosters
Josh Reynolds - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Trent Hodkinson - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Aaron Woods - Wests Tigers
Robbie Farah - Wests Tigers
James Tamou - North Queensland Cowboys
Ryan Hoffman - Melbourne Storm
Beau Scott - Newcastle Knights
Paul Gallen - Cronulla Sutherland Sharks (c)
Trent Merrin - St George Illawarra Dragons
Anthony Watmough - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Luke Lewis - Cronulla Sutherland Sharks
Tony Williams - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs