The State of Origin teams have typically become more stable since 2010 however with a number of different coaches and strategies being deployed there have been a number of surprising selections. Here are 10 of the most unexpected selections in that time.

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Daly Cherry-Evans (2018)

With New South Wales having wrapped up the series after Game II of the 2018 series, Kevin Walters turned to former Queensland halfback Daly Cherry-Evans. It had been more than 1000 days since the Manly halfback was selected for the Maroons, leading many fans to believe he would never be selected again.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – MAY 28: Daly Cherry-Evans of the Maroons speaks to his team-mates during game one of the State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on May 28, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
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