Social media reacts to Rabbitohs Origin selection
After months of speculation and excitement, the New South Wales and Queensland State of Origin sides have been announced with four South Sydney Rabbitohs involved in the Rugby League showpiece.
NSW and QLD Coaches, Brad Fitler and Kevin Walters have named new-look teams with the Rabbitohs featuring on both sides.
For NSW Damien Cook and Angus Crichton got the call and will play in their first Origin series, while Club captain Greg Inglis and outside back Dane Gagai return for another year for the Maroons.
Supporters alike and in particular diehard Rabbitohs were quick to jump on social media amid the eagerly awaited reveal to post, tweet and share their thoughts on the line-up and pass on their best wishes to our Origin representatives.
Here are some of the best posts from social media.
NSW Rugby League were pretty hyped about their new look Origin team and game Damien Cook plenty of attention.
Of course, the big news for Queensland was that Rabbitohs captain Greg Inglis was named Maroons captain and he received plenty of praise from the Rugby League world along with current Wally Lewis medallist Dane Gagai.