McGuire may get a start
MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has left the door open for Josh McGuire to play his way into a maiden starting jersey.
McGuire will clash with Manly’s 29-game Queensland veteran Nate Myles at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night in a showdown that could define the Maroons’ front row.
The Broncos prop has made a remarkable return from an achilles injury this year, earning a Kangaroos debut last Friday against New Zealand.
McGuire is a certainty to be in Walters’ team for the series opener on June 1 but is likely to come off the bench, as he did in two Origin matches last year.
Myles has been a mainstay of Queensland’s forward pack during an outstanding representative career that has seen him miss just one Origin since debuting in 2006.