St George Illawarra Dragons duo Josh Dugan and Trent Merrin featured in the NSW Blues 6-4 victory over Queensland Maroonsat ANZ Stadium, on Wednesday night.
Game two saw several early penalties, dropped ball and a few scuffles on the field, as Johnathan Thurston lined up two penalty goals in the first half.
The Blues hit back in the 71st minute, as Hodkinson dummied and ran through Queensland's defensive line to score. He took the Blues lead to 6-4 after converting his own try.
NSW 6 Hodkinson, Hodkinson 1 goal
QLD 4 Thurston 2 goals