Blues player Josh Dugan runs with the ball during State of Origin II between the NSW Blues and Queensland Maroons at the MCG in Melbourne, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
Blues player Josh Dugan runs with the ball during State of Origin II between the NSW Blues and Queensland Maroons at the MCG in Melbourne, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. AAP Image - Julian Smith

Josh Dugan to miss out on State of Origin opener

NEW South Wales will be without the services of one its stars after Josh Dugan was ruled out of the State of Origin opener with an elbow injury.

NSW released a statement on Sunday morning that confirmed the St George Illawarra centre's withdrawal from the June 1 clash at Sydney's Olympic stadium.

Josh Morris will likely be his replacement.

Read more at ABC News Online.


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