NRL Hard-hitter Josh McGuire also joins the club that will see him in the Primrose and Blue on a two-year deal that will keep him until 2024. The aggressive forward made his NRL debut for Brisbane against the New Zealand Warriors, playing off the interchange bench in Brisbane's 26–10 win at Mt Smart Stadium. In Round 22 against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, McGuire scored his first NRL try in Brisbane's 30–10 win at Suncorp Stadium. McGuire finished his debut year in the NRL with him playing in 14 matches and scoring two tries. On 27 May, in Game 1 of the 2015 State of Origin series, McGuire made his long-awaited State of Origin debut for Queensland, playing off the interchange bench in the 11–10 win at ANZ Stadium. McGuire also played in Game 2 of the series before his season-ending Achilles tendon injury he suffered in Round 16 against the Newcastle Knights. McGuire is a former Australia international and won the World Cup in 2017.