Origin Greats: Benny Elias's all-stars revealed

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23: Benny Elias of the Tigers offloads the ball during the ARL match between the Balmain Tigers and the Brisbane Broncos at Optus Oval April 23, 1994 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Getty Images)
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APN Australian Regional Media guest selectors Wally Lewis and Benny Elias both admitted they found it very difficult to pick their best ever opposition Origin sides.

The two Origin greats revealed their teams today just hours before the first game of this year's interstate series kicks off in Sydney.

Wally Lewis, arguably the great player in Origin struggled with a several positions as did former NSW and Balmain great Benny Elias.

Their final line-ups differed with the team APN's online readers selected from a list a nominations.

There will be some big surprises with Queensland legends like Alfie Langer missing out on a jersey.

Click to see who Benny chose as the Maroons:

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Click here to see Wally Lewis's Blues squad

In case you missed them: here are all of the nominated players.