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NRL Breakdown: Queensland debutantes

This week in the NRL Breakdown, analyst Matt Elliott looks at the four debutants for Queensland heading into State of Origin Game Two.

Elliott identifies how Storm forward Tim Glasby has an astute defensive technique that allows his team to get plenty of time to set and get line-speed by holding attacking players off the ground and stretching out the time it takes for a tackle to be complete. 

He also works hard in attack, constantly finding his stomach and knees to get quick play-the-balls to allow Cameron Smith to survey the field for the next tackle. 

Jarrod Wallace is in a similar mould, always looking for work and pressuring kickers and playmakers at every opportunity. 

Coen Hess is a one-man wrecking crew who is adept at finding space and holes in the defensive line, using his massive frame to bump off tacklers and find his way to the try-line, while Valentine Holmes has electrifying pace and footwork that will constantly question NSW's defence. 

Watch the NRL Breakdown below. 


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