Finucane finally gets the nod for Origin


Far South Coast rugby league fans are delighted with the selection of Dale Finucane to the Blues' State of Origin team to play Queensland on Sunday. Pic courtesy NRL. 

Far South Coast league fans are saying 'about time' as Bega's Dale Finucane gets the nod to play for the Blues in Origin II. 

Finucane - a Melbourne Storm vice-captain - has been named a utility forward in the side.

The second match in the Origin series will be played in Perth on Sunday. 

NSW must win to keep the series alive, going down in the first game 18 points to 14 at Suncorp Stadium on June 5.