Cherry-Evans named in Maroons team

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles half-back Daly Cherry-Evans has today been named in the Queensland Maroons team.

Coach Kevin Walters named three debutants in his team for Game I of the Holden State of Origin series at Suncorp Stadium.

The fresh injection of rising Maroons talent will see Moses Mbye, Joe Ofahengaue and David Fifita line up for Queensland in the highly-anticipated series opener on June 5.

Walters will formally announce the 2019 captain at tonight’s Maroons Series Launch dinner in Brisbane. The new leader will become the 15th Queensland Origin captain. 

Queensland Maroons

1 Kalyn Ponga

2 Corey Oates

3 Michael Morgan

4 Will Chambers

5 Dane Gagai

6 Cameron Munster

7 Daly Cherry-Evans

8 Jai Arrow

9 Ben Hunt

10 Josh Papalii

11 Felise Kaufusi

12 Matt Gillett

13 Josh McGuire

14 Moses Mbye

15 Joe Ofahengaue

16 Dylan Napa

17 David Fifita

18 Tim Glasby