Ferguson on emotional Origin recall
Parramatta Eels winger Blake Ferguson has today officially been recalled to the NSW Blues side to take on Queensland in the upcoming Origin II clash in Perth next Sunday 23 June in one of seven changes to the side.
Ferguson has been named in NSW Blues Head Coach Brad Fittler’s side for the clash, along with Tom Trbojevic, James Maloney, Wade Graham and Tariq Sims who return to the NSW set up, whilst forwards Daniel Saifiti and Dale Finucane are set to make their debuts.
Dropping out of the side from game one are David Klemmer, Payne Haas, Nick Cotric due to injury along with Cody Walker, Angus Crichton, Latrell Mitchell and Josh Morris.
NSW Blues squad
1 James Tedesco (Sydney Roosters)
2 Blake Ferguson (Parramatta Eels)
3 Tom Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
4 Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders)
5 Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm)
6 James Maloney (Penrith Panthers)
7 Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers)
8 Daniel Saifiti (Newcastle Knights)
9 Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
10 Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons)
11 Boyd Cordner (c) (Sydney Roosters)
12 Tyson Frizell (St George Illawarra Dragons)
13 Jake Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
14 Dale Finucane (Melbourne Storm)
15 Tariq Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons)
16 Cameron Murray (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
17 Wade Graham (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
Coach: Brad Fittler