Gold Coast forward Ryan Simpkins is confident that his tour of gyms in Perth and Darwin has given him the fitness base required to make his NRL return.
The St George Illawarra Dragons have beaten the Melbourne Storm and knocked them off the top of the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder.
The Parramatta Eels confirmed on Saturday night that Semi Radradra has been granted permission to return to Fiji for a short family visit during the bye round.
The official team lists have been released by the Dragons and the Storm as they get set for an important clash at WIN Stadium on Saturday night.
It wasn't until after full-time that Origin debutant Justin O'Neill was able to reflect on the role he had played in getting Queensland off to a winning start.
NSW VB Blues centre Josh Morris has today been ruled out of Holden State of Origin II with a groin strain.
Josh Morris has been ruled out of State of Origin II for NSW, with Dylan Walker to start and Jack Bird moving onto the bench.
England coach Wayne Bennett watched on as a late penalty goal from Kurt Gidley earned Warrington a 20-18 Super League win over Catalans Dragons.
South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says his side let themselves down in the key moments during Friday night's 30-12 Telstra Premiership loss to the Eels.
Passionate New South Welshman Bryce Cartwright will watch just his second State of Origin match live from the grandstands on Wednesday night.