QLD dejected  :Digital Image Grant Trouville © NRLphotos  : 2015 State of Origin Game 1 - NSW v QLD at ANZ Stadium, Wednesday the 27th of MAY  2015.

Cameron Smith will again lead the Queensland Maroons as skipper for the 2016 State of Origin season opener at ANZ Stadium next Wednesday.

Cooper Cronk has also been named in his customary No.7 and will resume his dream halves partnership alongside Johnathan Thurston.

The Maroons will be chasing their 10th series win in 11 years.

Be at AAMI Park when we take on the Panthers, Saturday 4 June, 7:30pm.

Queensland Maroons squad

1. Darius Boyd
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Nate Myles
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker
14. Michael Morgan
15. Josh McGuire
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Josh Papalii