NSW have added Matt Moylan, Tyron Frizell and Ryan James to their State of Origin squad as injury cover.
Hard-hitting NSW back-rower Beau Scott says a couple of Origin rookies will make up for the absence of regular "Bruise Brothers" Paul Gallen and Greg Bird.
Luke Brooks and Keith Galloway have called on Wests Tigers fans to show their support at Campbelltown Stadium on Saturday when they take on the Cowboys.
Andrew Voss on the key men for Origin I, the change he'd make to extra time, why it's a big weekend for the Wests Tigers and more.
As the notoriously tricky bye rounds begin, NRL.com's resident Fantasy expert Lone Scout takes a closer look at the sides named for Round 11.
Michael Morgan has been called in as cover for Daly Cherry-Evans but Maroons coach Mal Meninga has not ruled out playing Roosters firebrand Dylan Napa instead.
A couple of fellow back-row veterans have missed NSW selection, but Ryan Hoffman was confident he'd be back in the Blues side - despite a concussion last round.
Queensland coach Mal Meninga has set his sights on the implementation of a Maroons succession plan.
He's already played Test football but Broncos forward Josh McGuire will finally fulfil a boyhood dream when he runs out for the Maroons next Wednesday.
The fitness of Manly half Daly Cherry-Evans became the major talking point as the Maroons assembled in camp on Tuesday.