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Late-blooming Manly prop Brenton Lawrence remains hopeful of making his Origin debut for Queensland.

The Manly front-rower Brenton Lawrence is set to undergo surgery on his back later this week, meaning a long stint on the sidelines, the club has announced.

Fellow prop Josh Starling is facing at least another month out, back-rower Feleti Mateo is likely to be sidelined for one game, while centres Steve Matai and Jamie Lyon face fitness tests later in the week.

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