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Daly Cherry-Evans State of Origin snub raises questions in Queensland camp - The Guardian

The Maroons have always thrived on an 'us against the world' mentality but it is rare that they have so pointedly ignored one of their own. Sun 2 Jul 2017 23.27 EDT Last modified on Sun 2 Jul 2017 23.29 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

Maroons split on who should step into shoes of Johnathan Thurston - The Australian

Queensland appear to be split into two factions on the question of who should play five-eighth in next week's State of Origin decider because of selectors' inability to name a replacement for Johnathan Thurston, says former NSW playmaker and Test half ...and more »

State of Origin teams: Kevin Walters in defence of Daly Cherry-Evans - The Australian

Queensland coach Kevin Walters made a passionate defence of Daly Cherry-Evans — his football skills and personality — after leaving him out of the Maroons squad for the Origin decider against NSW at Suncorp Stadium in nine days time. He said the ...and more »

State of Origin: Daly Cherry-Evans misses Queensland selection, Ben Hunt and Cameron Munster to debut - ABC Online

Daly Cherry-Evans has missed Queensland selection for next week's State of Origin series decider at Lang Park, with Ben Hunt and Cameron Munster added to the Maroons squad. Manly half Cherry-Evans was left out of the squad amid speculation he would ...and more »

State of Origin 2017: NRL player withdrawals at their highest level in a decade - The Sydney Morning Herald

State of Origin attrition rates have reached alarming levels with more players missing NRL games the weekend after their exertions for NSW or Queensland than at any other time in the past decade. Statistics provided by Champion Data show one in three ...and more »

Queensland Maroons team for Origin 3: Expert reaction - The Roar

The Queensland Maroons team for Origin 3 has been named, with a selection shock in the halves: despite his excellent club form, Daly Cherry-Evans has been passed over in favour of Ben Hunt for the position vacated by the injured Johnathan Thurston.and more »

DCE Will Play Origin in 2018: Walters - Triple M

Queensland coach Kevin Walters insists Daly Cherry-Evans isn't on the nose with team officials and senior players and will play State of Origin in 2018. The Manly halfback and captain was overlooked to replace Johnathan Thurston in next week's Orgin ...and more »

Hunt's time to shine as DCE told to wait - NRL.COM

The Queensland Maroons dropped a selection bombshell on Monday, picking Brisbane Broncos halfback Ben Hunt as a utility ahead of in-form Manly Sea Eagles half Daly Cherry-Evans. It caps off a dramatic month for Hunt who just three weeks ago was ...and more »

State of Origin: Wally Lewis gives tick of approval to Queensland side for game three against New South Wales - Wide World of Sports

Queensland legend Wally Lewis has given his tick of approval to the Maroons' side for game three of the State of Origin series, declaring it “looks like a beauty”. With the injured Johnathan Thurston and Darius Boyd both unavailable from the team that ...and more »

Bellamy backs Munster for Maroons - NRL.COM

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy believes Storm five-eighth Cameron Munster deserves to wear the No.6 jersey come Game Three of the 2017 Holden State of Origin Series. Bellamy's comments come after Munster starred for the Storm in their 42-12 defeat of ...and more »