Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Dylan Walker has today been named in the NSW State of Origin squad to play Queensland.
Walker has been named in a 19 man squad for the Blues and his selection is a fine reward for his strong performances in his first season at the Sea Eagles.
It will be the first time Walker has represented NSW after previously playing four Test matches for Australia in 2014 as well as representing City Origin in the same year.
The match will be played at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday, June 1.
Walker has scored three tries in 11 games for the Sea Eagles this season, 10 of which were at five-eighth before Manly Coach Trent Barrett shifted him back to his traditional role of centre against Cronulla Sharks on Saturday night.
He has now played 73 games in the NRL.
Click here to watch Walker’s player profile video.
State of Origin experience
Supporters interested in attending the State of Origin match should also look at the ‘Ultimate State of Origin’ experience being offered by the Sea Eagles.
You can join NSW legends Steve Menzies, Trent Barrett and John Cartwright at an afternoon pre-match function at Merivale's Hotel CBD in Sydney followed by platinum reserved seating at ANZ Stadium for the clash between NSW and QLD.
Menzies, Barrett and Cartwright are part of Origin folklore for their great endeavours for the NSW Blues, having played 39 matches between them.
Your ticket includes:
· Afternoon pre-match function at Hotel CBD (fourth floor – corner of King and York Streets, Sydney) with canapes, beer, wine and soft drinks (3pm - 5pm)
· Hear from NSW Origin Legends Steve Menzies, Trent Barrett and John Cartwright
· Return coach travel including Hotel CBD and ANZ Stadium pick-up / drop-off points
· Platinum reserved seating at ANZ Stadium for the match
Cost is $499 (incl GST) per person and the dress code is smart casual. Persons under the age of 18 not permitted.
Tickets are limited and will sell out fast. Click here to book your ticket.