Josh Papalii named for Queensland Maroons, Jack Wighton NSW Blues' 18th man for State of Origin III

David Polkinghorne
By David Polkinghorne
Updated July 4 2022 - 8:41am, first published 8:30am
Raiders prop Josh Papalii will start against NSW in Origin III. Picture: Keegan Carroll

It's his leadership and a solid platform at the start that Queensland Maroons coach Billy Slater wants from Josh Papalii - rather than big minutes.

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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email: david.polkinghorne@canberratimes.com.au

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