State of Origin NSW and QLD Sides Announced.

Please see below for all the players from the NRL who have made the 2007 State of Origin teams for both Queensland and New South Wales. We wish both teams the best of luck in their Origin games this year, and welcome several new faces to the State of Origin arena. Unlucky to miss out on State of Origin Game 1 is – Brett Kimmorley (NSW), Hazem El Masri (NSW) and Billy Slater (QLD) who were ever so close for selection in the big Origin clash.

The Official NSW State of Origin Team is:

Anthony Minichiello, Matt King, Jamie Lyon, Matt Cooper, Jarryd Hayne, Braith Anasta, Jarrod Mullen, Brent Kite, Danny Buderus (capt), Brett White, Nathan Hindmarsh, Willie Mason, Andrew Ryan. Res: Luke Bailey, Steve Simpson, Anthony Tupou, Kurt Gidley

The Official QLD State of Origin Team is:

Karmichael Hunt; Brent Tate, Steve Bell, Justin Hodges, Greg Inglis; Darren Lockyer (c), Johnathan Thurston; Steve Price, Cameron Smith, Petero Civoniceva, Tonie Carroll, Carl Webb, Dallas Johnson. Res: Shaun Berrigan, Neville Costigan, Jacob Lillyman, Nate Myles.

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  1. The NSW team sucks. QLD will really be up against it trying to prove for the 395th consecutive time that they are underdogs. In fact, the only interesting challenge of this series may be watching the Maroons coaching staff/selectors/players constantly trying to talk down their chances.

    Aaron

  2. hey aaron,

    you make a pretty good point there. every year queensland say how they are doing it tough and can’t afford jerseys and all that stuuf – but they somehow come out with superman suits on.

    at least the NSW state of origin side can be claimed as red hot favourites and that must be less pressure – albeit slightly.

    bring it on! Origin is amazing!

  3. its the blues that say the maroons are underdogs every year, as a qlder im sick of hearing the blues say that and then whinging about how qld says it. origin is great cos the two sides are fairly evenly matched at the end of the day, i look forward to game 2

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