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globalrugbyleague - Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:27:00 GMT
NSW selectors have handed Brett Kimmorley the task of saving this year's Origin series for the Blues in game 2.

Kimmorley - who hasn't played in a State of Origin series since 2005 - will make his 7th appearance in a Blues jumper after Jarrod Mullen was ruled out due to injury.

The Sharks halfback has been MIA in State of Origin since throwing an intercept pass to Matt Bowen in golden-point extra time back in game 1 of the 05 series, which handed QLD a 24-20 victory.

According to the most accurate reporter on the face of the earth, Danny Whistleblower, if Kimmorley keeps the series alive for NSW, a new breakfast cereal may be marketed in his honour.

The name of that cereal? Special BK.

Kimmorley will also be joined in the Blues camp by club teammate and Origin debutant Greg Bird.

These are the 17-players that will tackle the hell out of Queensland at Telstra Stadium on June 13:

1.Anthony Minichello (roosters)
2.Matt King (Storm)
3.Jamie Lyon (Sea Eagles)
4.Matt Cooper (Dragons)
5.Jarryd Hayne (Eels)
6.Braith Anasta (roosters)
7.Brett Kimmorley (Sharks)
8.Brett White (Storm)
9.Danny Buderus (Knights)
10.Brent Kite (Sea Eagles)
11.Willie Mason (Bulldogs)
12.Nathan Hindmarsh (Eels)
13.Andrew Ryan (Bulldogs).

Interchange:

14.Luke Bailey (Titans)
15.Steve Simpson (Knights)
16.Ryan Hoffman (Storm)
17.Greg Bird (Sharks) - Read More, Here