Cody Walker is back in the NSW State of Origin fold after being called into the Blues’ extended squad for this year’s series.
Walker was one of three South Sydney players added to Brad Fittler’s group on Sunday, alongside mainstays Damien Cook and Cameron Murray.
Nick Cotric and Jack Wighton have also earned selection following Canberra’s elimination from finals, while Rabbitohs centre Campbell Graham is the notable omission from the teams knocked out this weekend.
The additions mean there will be seven spots available for selection from next week’s grand finalists Penrith and Melbourne.
Walker’s selection will at least come as some small consolation after the Rabbitohs’ 20-16 loss to the Panthers on Saturday night.
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