Digital Image by Brett Crockford © nrlphotos.com:	     New South Wales Blues win the series   NRL, Rugby League, State of Origin 3, @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD, Wednesday July 9th, 2014.

Blues name squad for opener

New South Wales Coach Laurie Daley has named his squad for next week's State of Origin series opener as the Blues look to defend their title.

New South Wales v Queensland
Wednesday 27 May, 8pm
ANZ Stadium

1.    Josh Dugan (St George Illawarra Dragons)

2.    Daniel Tupou (Sydney Roosters)

3.    Josh Morris (Canterbury Bulldogs)

4.    Michael Jennings (Sydney Roosters)

5.    William Hopoate (Parramatta Eels)

6.    Mitchell Pearce (Sydney Roosters)

7.    Trent Hodkinson (Canterbury Bulldogs)

8.    Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers)

9.    Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers – captain)

10.  James Tamou (North Queensland Cowboys)

11.  Beau Scott (Newcastle Knights)

12.  Ryan Hoffman (NZ Warriors)

13.  Josh Jackson (Canterbury Bulldogs)

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14.  Trent Merrin (St George Illawarra Dragons)

15.  Boyd Cordner (Sydney Roosters)

16.  David Klemmer (Canterbury Bulldogs)

17.  Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)

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