Six new faces for Maroons in Girls’s Origin, however previous guard of Brigginshaw, Upton and Aitken set to swimsuit up once more


Queensland have rung the adjustments for Girls’s Origin, naming 5 debutants of their squad to face NSW within the first two-part sequence subsequent month.

Coach Tahnee Norris has caught with a few of her large weapons, retaining Ali Brigginshaw as captain and naming Tarryn Aiken, Shenae Ciesiolka, Evania Pelite, Julia Robinson, Shannon Mato and Keilee Joseph, who all featured within the victorious Jillaroos squad on the current World Cup in England.

Joseph performed for Australia however has but to make her Origin bow, and he or she leads the brand new breed of Maroons girls going into 2023.

Alongside her will likely be Sophie Holyman, Romy Teitzel, Emma Manzelmann and China Polata, all of whom are but to characteristic at this degree.

There was no house, nonetheless, for stalwarts corresponding to Lauren Brown, Tallisha Harden, Chelsea Lenarduzzi, Tiana Raftstrand-Smith and Brittany Breayley-Nati.

Brown was not thought of as a consequence of non-rugby league work points and Harden is injured, however three-time NRLW Premier Lenarduzzi and Breayley-Nati, who has seven appearances at Origin degree and received the Girls’s Dally M in 2018, have been ignored.

The NRLW is but to begin in 2023, leaving Norris to pick out her workforce off type proven in state cup video games.

The Broncos stay essentially the most represented workforce within the Maroons ranks, with six gamers named, adopted by 4 Gold Coast Titans and three from the North Queensland Cowboys, who will make their first look within the NRLW on this yr’s competitors.

The Roosters and Raiders may have two gamers with Tamika Upton, participant of the match within the 2023 NRLW Grand Ultimate, the only real consultant from final yr’s Premiers, Newcastle Knights.

“We’ve picked in-form gamers on the again of a very sturdy BMD Premiership competitors,” stated the coach.

“This yr’s competitors has gone from power to power and we’ve seen numerous gamers power their approach into the squad following constant performances over the previous few months.”

NSW will identify their workforce later this week, with males’s Origin lineups set to observe over the weekend.

Queensland girls’s Origin squad

Tarryn Aiken (Sydney Roosters)
Emily Bass (Gold Coast Titans)
Ali Brigginshaw (Brisbane Broncos)
Future Brill (Brisbane Broncos)
Shenae Ciesiolka (Brisbane Broncos)
Jessika Elliston (Gold Coast Titans)
Tazmin Grey (Brisbane Broncos)
Sophie Holyman (Canberra Raiders)
Keilee Joseph (Sydney Roosters)
Emma Manzelmann (North Queensland Cowboys)
Shannon Mato (Gold Coast Titans)
Evania Pelite (Gold Coast Titans)
China Polata (North Queensland Cowboys)
Shaniah Energy (North Queensland Cowboys)
Julia Robinson (Brisbane Broncos)
Romy Teitzel (Brisbane Broncos)
Zahara Temara (Canberra Raiders)
Tamika Upton (Newcastle Knights)



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