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    Queensland coach Wayne Bennett has named eight debutants for next week's State of Origin Opener against New South Wales

    Queensland coach Wayne Bennett has named eight debutants for next week's State of Origin Opener against New South Wales

    - article from www.rugbyleague.co.nz

    AJ Brimson has got the nod at fullback, Roosters veteran Jake Friend has been named in the hooker role while there are also starts for Tino Fa'asuamaleaui and Coen Hess.

    Blues coach Brad Fitler has negotiated a raft of injuries to name his side, which includes the battling to be fit James Tedesco at fullback.

    Luke Keary will finally make his debut alongside Nathan Cleary in the halves, while Dally M fullback of the year Clint Gutherson will start in the centres.

    Game one is next Wednesday.

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