Johnathan Thurston has been given up until kick-off to prove his fitness for Game One but is likely to use Sunday's training session to test his shoulder.
Beware the depleted Sydney Roosters, that's the message coming out of Canberra ahead of the Raiders clash with the Roosters at GIO Stadium.
Wests Tigers recruit Malakai Watene-Zelezniak admits it was a tough decision to leave the Panthers but the opportunity to move clubs was too good to refuse.
The players to watch and predicted results for Round 12 of the National Youth Competition.
A week after a heavy defeat in Waikato, the Warriors return to Mt Smart Stadium to host their oldest rivals the Broncos who have been decimated by Origin.
Both sides are unaffected by State of Origin and will be desperate to bounce back from last-start defeats.
Andrew Voss asks if Queensland should have picked Billy Slater for Origin I, gives his tip for Game One and the series, and his pick for rookie of the year.
The NRL will use an independent expert for head knocks and potential concussions during the 2017 State of Origin Series.
Joe Ofahengaue had one of his worst games against the Warriors in Auckland last year. This week he returns to the same venue ready to turn things around.
Queensland centre Will Chambers on his journey to the NRL and the reasons behind his desire to return to the game after a stint overseas.