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Jack Bird has been confirmed to make his NSW Blues debut after Josh Morris today withdrew through injury.

Manly utility Dylan Walker will start in the centres with Bird to take his place in the utility role on the NSW bench.

Bird has been a revelation in the Cronulla Sharks side over the past one and a half seasons and has well and truly earned his spot in Laurie Daley's side.

NSW Blues v QLD Maroons
State of Origin II
Suncorp Stadium
Wednesday, June 25, 8:00pm

1. Matt Moylan

2. Josh Mansour

3. Michael Jennings

4. Dylan Walker

5. Blake Ferguson

6. James Maloney

7. Adam Reynolds

8. Aaron Woods

9. Robbie Farah

10. James Tamou

11. Greg Bird

12. Josh Jackson

13. Paul Gallen (c)

Bench

Jack Bird

Tyson Frizell

David Klemmer

Andrew Fifita

 

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