Who will win the opening game of the Holden State of Origin series, by how many, and which stars will take out the plaudits? We have our say.
Queensland players will hear one voice and one very simple message moments before they take the field for Origin I at ANZ Stadium.
Cameron Smith will become the most capped player in State of Origin history when he runs out onto rugby league's toughest arena.
Junior Paulo has played his final game for Parramatta after being granted a release from the remainder of the final year of his contract.
Four tries in the last 20 minutes helped Canberra storm home against a Bulldogs side that looked in control thanks to some Herculean efforts from their big men.
With Cooper Cronk battling to be fit for Origin I, his Maroons halves partner Johnathan Thurston has taken charge of the Queensland team at training.
Cronulla forward David Fifita has been granted personal leave to address family issues with brother Latu in the United Kingdom.
A three-try burst in the space of 11 minutes has propelled the Canberra Raiders to a crucial 32-20 win over the Bulldogs at GIO Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Dragons players Leeson Ah Mau and Jason Nightingale and North Queensland's Jack Granville have all been hit with charges from the NRL match review committee.
The Queensland Maroons will look to exploit the size of the New South Wales Blues' forward pack in Origin I at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night.