Wests Tigers hooker Harry Grant has been named in the initial squad for Queensland's 2020 State of Origin campaign.
The 22-year-old was one of several fresh faces named in the initial squad by newly-appointed Coach Wayne Bennett, joining the likes of AJ Brimson, Moeaki Fotuaika, Phillip Sami, Edrick Lee, Josh Kerr and Hymel Hunt as potential debutants.
Additional players will be added as further teams are eliminated from the NRL finals series, with a final 27-man squad to be confirmed after the Grand Final.
The selection comes off the back of a superb season for Grant, who is eligible for Rookie of the Year accolades having played just two first-grade games prior to 2020.
The Yeppoon junior enjoyed a superb first full season in the top flight with Wests Tigers, with eight try contributions and several Man of the Match performances in his 15 games for the club — ending the season as the club's Rookie of the Year.
Harry Grant reflects on Rookie of the Year Award
QUEENSLAND 2020 ORIGIN SQUAD
Jai Arrow — Gold Coast Titans
AJ Brimson — Gold Coast Titans
Moeaki Fotuaika — Gold Coast Titans
Phillip Sami — Gold Coast Titans
Valentine Holmes — North Queensland Cowboys
Coen Hess — North Queensland Cowboys
Xavier Coates — Brisbane Broncos
Patrick Carrigan — Brisbane Broncos
Edrick Lee — Newcastle Knights
Hymel Hunt — Newcastle Knights
Kalyn Ponga — Newcastle Knights
Ben Hunt — St. George-Illawarra Dragons
Josh Kerr — St. George-Illawarra Dragons
Harry Grant — Wests Tigers
Daly Cherry-Evans — Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Jake Friend — Sydney Roosters
Lindsay Collins — Sydney Roosters