James Tedesco has been brought into the KARI City Origin side for the clash with Country at McDonald’s Park, Wagga Wagga, this Sunday.

Luke Keary (foot) and Dylan Walker (knee) have pulled out of the side due to injury.

James Roberts shifts to centre while Blake Austin moves from the bench into halfback.

Eels utility Joseph Paulo has been shifted from 18th man to the interchange bench. Bryce Cartwright has been named 18th man.

The updated side, following these team changes, is listed below:

1. Matt Moylan (Penrith Panthers)
2. James Tedesco (Wests Tigers)
3. James Roberts (Gold Coast Titans)
4. Waqa Blake (Penrith Panthers)
5. Daniel Tupou (Sydney Roosters)
6. Josh Reynolds (Canterbury Bulldogs)
7. Blake Austin (Canberra Raiders)
8. Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)
9. Nathan Peats (Parramatta Eels)
10. David Klemmer (Canterbury Bulldogs)
11. Curtis Sironen (Wests Tigers)
12. Wade Graham (Captain - Cronulla Sharks)
13. Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)

INTERCHANGE
14. Joseph Paulo (Parramatta Eels)
15. Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Penrith Panthers)
16. Kane Evans (Sydney Roosters)
17. Jason Clark (South Sydney Rabbitohs)

18. Bryce Cartwright (Penrith Panthers)

Tickets are still on sale for this genuine battle for NSW VB Blues spots. Tickets can be purchased both online via Ticketek or through selected Telstra stores in Wagga Wagga. Purchase tickets before game day for as little as $10 for adults, $5 for children and $25 for a family of four.