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South-East Queensland utility Amy Turner

Queensland coach Jason Hetherington has named four debutantes in his 18-player squad to take on NSW in Holden Women's State of Origin at North Sydney Oval on June 21.

South-East Queensland pair Jessika Elliston and Amber Pilley will join Queensland Country representatives Stephanie Mooka and Elle Stitt as fresh faces lining up for their first ever interstate clash.

The state's hierarchy have also named Rona Peters in the squad, applying successfully for her eligibility to be reviewed after she was previously ruled out of selection contention in April due to past commitments with New Zealand.

Peters has played for the Queensland side over the past four seasons after retiring from the Kiwi Ferns set up in 2015. Her clearance comes a huge boost for the Maroons, who lost Maitua Feterika from last season's side. 

Hetherington has also recalled Jennie-Sue Hoepper and Chelsea Lenarduzzi, who played for Queensland prior to the standalone official fixture last year.

A core group of Maroons players remain including Jillaroos representatives Chelsea Baker, Annette Brander, Brittany Breayley, Ali Brigginshaw, Karina Brown and Tazmin Gray. 

Veteran props Heather Ballinger and Steph Hancock are also listed to play after both shelved plans to retire for another season. 

Incumbents to miss selection include Zahara Temara, who is injured, while Rhiannon Revell-Blair, Mariah Storch, Kody House and Amelia Kuk were overlooked. 

The Maroons lost last year's stand-alone fixture 16-10 in North Sydney under the Origin banner for the first time. NSW are expected to name their squad on Friday. 

Maroons squad: Chelsea Baker, Heather Ballinger, Annette Brander, Brittany Breayley, Ali Brigginshaw, Karina Brown, Jessika Elliston, Tazmin Gray, Stephanie Hancock, Tallisha Harden, Jennie-Sue Hoepper, Chelsea Lenarduzzi, Stephanie Mooka, Rona Peters, Amber Pilley, Elle Stitt, Amy Turner, Meg Ward.

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