Queensland manager Billy Slater has allayed fears after backing two rookie wingers for the second encounter in the home state.
The Maroons mentor delivered a huge rap from Broncos flier Corey Oates, who Murray Taulagi beat out for the vacant Queensland wing, but he insisted the Cowboys’ gun had earned his shot in Perth.
Taulagi will make his Queensland debut on Sunday night after Melbourne speedster Xavier Coates suffered an ankle injury in the first game.
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