A three-day turnaround has proved too big a hurdle for Origin stars Sam Thaiday and Justin Hodges with both players ruled out of Brisbane's clash with Canberra.
Raiders halfback Sam Williams has confirmed he is a certain starter this weekend after fully recovering from a collapsed lung suffered just three weeks ago.
Anthony Milford set to face his old team for the first time as the Raiders host the Broncos in what shapes as a high scoring contest.
Hooker Josh Hodgson believes Sam Williams will provide a big boost for Canberra when he returns from injury against Brisbane at GIO Stadium on Saturday.
Reynolds hoodoo broken, Coote and Tolman rise, and an NRL Fantasy favourite returns to his best. These are the key numbers and statistics that defined Round 11.
Canterbury beat Canberra in a 13-try Telstra Premiership thriller in Round 11. Here are five key points from the amazing clash at GIO Stadium.
NSW Blues discard Josh Reynolds scored two tries and kicked a field goal as Canterbury defeated Canberra in a thrilling, high-scoring Telstra Premiership clash.
Canberra are at near full strength against a Bulldogs side that has been hit hard by Origin - but can Aiden Tolman and co still get the job done?
Raiders five-eighth Blake Austin is bracing for a powerful performance from City Origin teammate and direct opponent Josh Reynolds on Sunday.
The potential shift in the traditional heartland of the game, the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs' 'sliding doors' moment, and a different kind of Origin debate.