Canberra five-eighth Blake Austin pressed his claims for inclusion in the NSW Origin side, scoring three tries for City in their loss to Country on Sunday.
St George Illawarra appear certain to be without star fullback Josh Dugan for next Monday's clash with South Sydney due to a knee injury.
A masterful performance from halfback Shaun Nona inspired the XXXX Queensland Residents to a 36-32 victory over the New South Wales Cup Representative team.
Kiwis wait to take the crown, Vatuvei writes another page of history, senior Kangaroos face uncertain futures and Shaun Johnson delivers style and substance.
Country Origin skipper James Maloney insists his side won through a will to play for one another, as opposed to focusing on individual NSW aspirations.
A fun clash with plenty of intriguing match-ups, these are the five key points to come from Country Origin's 34-22 win over City Origin.
An astonishing opening half from the Kiwis went a long way to securing their 26-12 victory over the Kangaroos at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The Country Origin side have run in six tries to down City 34-22 at McDonald's Park in Wagga Wagga on Sunday afternoon.
A hat-trick to debutant Mahalia Murphy has carried the Jillaroos to a well-deserved 22-14 win over the Kiwi Ferns in the Women's Test match at Suncorp Stadium.
Official team lists for the men's and women's Australia and New Zealand teams plus City, Country, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.