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.
Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur has praised makeshift five-eighth Kenny Edwards for his impressive showing against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Parramatta's wingers played a starring role in Round 15 of the Telstra Premiership as the Eels easily accounted for the Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium.
John Sutton's return wasn't enough to inspire the Rabbitohs to victory against Parramatta on Friday night, with the Eels prevailing 30-12 at ANZ Stadium.
John Sutton will make his return for the South Sydney Rabbitohs against Parramatta on Friday night.
Roosters winger Joe Burgess has been granted an early release from his contract to return to the Wigan Warriors in 2017.
Queensland's preparations for Origin II next Wednesday night have hit another hurdle with a stomach bug hitting the team and Dane Gagai facing an injury hurdle.
When Toafofoa Sipley runs out onto Mt Smart Stadium this Sunday, he will be carrying two sets of dreams with him through every hit-up and tackle.
Gold Coast Titans co-captain Nathan Friend has conceded he was one more serious head knock from calling time on his 15-year NRL career.