He has scored five tries in just four matches since making his NRL debut in Round 8, but Rabbitohs rookie Aaron Gray is just getting started.
Called into the Queensland camp following Daly Cherry-Evans's withdrawal, Michael Morgan is set to be the Maroons' x-factor off the bench in Origin I.
England rugby league coach Steve McNamara, an assistant at Sydney Roosters, is prepared to use more foreign-born players, but only if they fit well.
Sandow's mixed night, Rabbitohs young guns lead the way, and the premiers find a way to win without Adam Reynolds. The key points to come from Friday night.
A try to South Sydney interchange forward Cameron McInnes with less than five minutes remaining has handed the Rabbitohs a narrow victory over the Eels.
Official team lists for Round 11 of the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership season, plus State of Origin I.
The massive NSW front row rotation might be larger than Queensland's, but Jacob Lillyman and the rest of the Maroons pack are up for the challenge.
All the information about Blatchy's Blues, Transport, Entertainment, Food and Drink, Footy Gear and Social Media for State of Origin I.
NSW five-eighth Mitchell Pearce's club and state teammates have backed the maligned playmaker to bring his best to the Origin arena in 2015.
The Eels will be looking to make it two from two against the reigning Premiers when they clash on Friday night at ANZ Stadium.