Queensland nice Johnathan Thurston has hinted at the opportunity of the Maroons choosing a Cronulla young gun.
Queensland nice Johnathan Thurston has hinted at the opportunity of the Maroons choosing Sharks winger Ronaldo Mulitalo for Sport Two of the State Of Origin sequence.
Mulitalo was instrumental within the Sharks’ 19-18 win over Penrith, ending the match with a attempt, one attempt help, two line-breaks and 140 run metres.
After the Maroons on Wednesday were blown off the park by the Blues in Townsville, it is anticipated numerous modifications might be made by coach Paul Inexperienced forward of Origin II.
Thurston, an assistant coach of the Maroons, was first requested about the opportunity of veteran Will Chambers making a return however opted to stay tightlipped.
“That is a call for coaches and selectors,” Thurston advised 9.
“Chambers has been there earlier than and has completed it. A few years in the past Latrell actually stood him up in that enviornment.”
However when pressed once more on any potential modifications, Thurston admitted Mulitalo was firming as a potential choice.
The 21-year-old throughout the Sharks’ earlier conflict in opposition to the Titans notched two tries, three line-breaks and ran for 163 metres.
“I’ll inform you, Ronaldo Mulitalo did not damage his possibilities [tonight],” Thurston added.
“He is actually sturdy, he is acquired an excellent perform of the backfield, which is what you want.
“He set Matt Moylan up for that attempt [during the first half]. He is nice below the excessive ball.”
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