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The New South Wales Blues will head north to Townville this July for the upcoming 2022 Wheelchair Rugby League State of Origin Fixture.

The eagerly awaited match-up will see the Construction Science Queensland Maroons defending their 50-30 victory from the postponed 2021 clash held in Sydney in January.

The representative level game will be held on Saturday 23 July at Townsville’s Murry Sports Complex, with a 4:15 pm kick-off.

Several events are planned around the game, including a Fundraising Sportsman’s Dinner featuring guest speakers Paul Bowman and Wheelaroos Coach Brett Clark. The event will be held at Kirwan Sports Club on Friday 22 July, with funds to support the Wheelaroos World Cup Campaign.


Pete Arbuckle

Adam Tannock

Zac Schumacher (C)

Cory Mostran

Chris Robson

Matty Lodewikus

James Hill

Shaun Harre (C)

Bayley McKenna

Gage McAlpine


Brad Grove (C)

Cory Cannane

Craig Cannane (C)

Diab Karim

Chris O’Brien

Jason Attard

Liam Luff

William Derederenalagi

Toby Popple

Rick Engles


Zac Carl

Edge Lole

Coach: Edie George
Assistant Coach: Neil Stanley
Team manager: Cherie Moulang
Team Trainer: Brad Turnbull
Wellbeing Officer: Brett Henman

Match tickets are $10 (or $15 after 15 July 2022) and are now available at

Media contact: Joanne Ryan, Phone: 0421 059 866


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