There's no doubt Johnathan Thurston will miss the opening Holden State of Origin game on June 1, despite carrying a bruised hip into Maroons camp.
The Queensland government has announced close to $1 million worth of funding in Queensland for the NRL's State of Mind program.
On the eve 2016 Holden State of Origin Game 1, BridgeClimb Sydney and the NRL are giving you the opportunity to scale the Harbour Bridge with two Origin greats.
New Queensland centre Justin O'Neill says the selection of himself and Corey Oates shows just how crucial this year's Emerging Maroons squad was.
James Maloney, Adam Reynolds and Matt Moylan are sharing a room in NSW Origin camp in a bid to speed up their combinations.