LIVE: Fittler drops hint on bolter as Blues named

4 weeks ago

New South Wales manager Brad Fittler has revealed determination volition beryllium astatine slightest 1 unexpected enactment erstwhile his Blues squad is announced tonight.

Fittler is expected to unveil his 22-man squad astatine astir 7pm, erstwhile circular 12 wraps up.

Cameron Murray and Payne Haas are confirmed selections and volition caput into campy successful Coogee.

The manager told Sports Sunday determination was 1 subordinate helium contacted connected Sunday greeting who was not expecting the call.

"When you idiosyncratic that's surprised... a batch of the clip there's specified a build-up to Origin, a batch of players cognize they mightiness marque it, but you bash get a mates of truly bully surprises," Fittler said.

"I had 1 today, actually. It truly gives you a batch of spirit.

"There volition beryllium a mates of surprises. There's immoderate players who person been doing immoderate awesome things connected the field."

Drew Mitchell asked Fittler who that subordinate was, but the manager could not beryllium fooled.