‘When You Lose A Series You Don’t Have A Mortgage On That Position’ | Wendell Sailor Answers The Tough Origin Selection Questions

Wendell Sailor on The Rush Hour gave his opinion for some of the most debated positions ahead of State of Origin 1.


Asked about the Queensland Maroons number 1 jumper Sailor admitted that he feels that head coach Billy Slater will keep Kalyn Ponga rather than the in-form Bronco Reece Walsh.

‘[He’ll keep] picking and sticking but Reece Walsh has been delicious.’

Though Dell lept to the defence of NSW Blues star Tom Trbojevic.

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The Manly fullback’s form and fitness has come into question but there is no doubt that he is still one of the best players within the NRL.

‘I think Tommy Turbo has earned the right to be there but Campbell Graham needs to be somewhere,’ said Sailor.

Though the Big Dell wasn’t as forgiving for Panthers star and current Blues’ five-eighth Jarome Luai.

‘When you lose a series you don’t have a mortgage on that position.’