State of Origin: Queensland names squad
The Queensland team has been named for Origin II.
Cowboys star Murray Taulagi will play his first Origin game on the wing for Queensland, to replace injured Xavier Coates on the wing.
While Jai Arrow has earned an Origin recall, replacing Reuben Cotter, who will likely miss the rest of the series due to a hamstring injury.
Lindsay Collins will start in the front row.
Other players added to the extended squad are Beau Fermor, Corey Oates and Reece Walsh.
Queensland will assemble on the Gold Coast this afternoon and travel to Perth later this week.
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