Well the Blues have laid down the gauntlet and picked a great squad of 17 to go against the might of the Maroons. He has picked a squad designed to unsettle Qld led by the might of Paul Gallon and chock full of form players. Tony Williams, Jamie Buhrer, Todd Carney are inspired selections while Michael Jennings and Mitchell Pearce will do what is best for the Blues.
The squad is:
NSW squad (in alphabetical order): Greg Bird, Jamie
Buhrer, Todd Carney, Ben Creagh, Robbie Farah, Paul Gallen (capt),
Jarryd Hayne, Michael Jennings, Luke Lewis, Trent Merrin, Josh Morris,
Mitchell Pearce, Brett Stewart, Glenn Stewart, James Tamou, Tony
Williams, Akila Uate.