Naughty boys earn back captain’s trust

They committed no sins – they were simply very naughty boys – but six players banned from representing Queensland for 12 months have earned back the trust of their captain and coach ahead of the biggest game of their lives on Wednesday night.

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[2017] State of Origin – Round 1: Maroons vs Blues

‌Last February Kevin Walters made an emphatic statement three months before preparing his first Queensland team by making eight players who broke curfew during an Emerging Origin camp in Brisbane unavailable for selection for a period of 12 months.

With the 2017 Holden State of Origin Series to go on the line at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday, six of those potential Maroons – Dylan Napa, Valentine Holmes, Jarrod Wallace, Ben Hunt, Cameron Munster and Anthon Milford – have graduated into the senior team and now have the hopes of a state resting on their

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