Queensland interchange forward Matt Gillett is hoping to share some game time with Broncos teammate Josh McGuire as the prop prepares for his Origin debut.
Parramatta prop Peni Terepo sees Eels coach Brad Arthur as an inspiration, both on and off the training paddock.
With four props standing taller than 190cm and weighing in at more tha 110kg, it's no secret where NSW is out to gain the ascendency in State of Origin I.
Round 10 was full of upset wins and exceptional individual performances in Round 10 of the VB NSW Cup.
The NRL today reaffirmed its commitment to the elimination of violence against women as it hosted a leadership Forum with Dr Michael Kaufman.
Young Cowboys forward John Asiata has extended his playing contract with North Queensland for another two years, until the end of 2017.
England international Mike Cooper has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the St George Illawarra Dragons.
Canberra are at near full strength against a Bulldogs side that has been hit hard by Origin - but can Aiden Tolman and co still get the job done?
Eels back-rower Anthony Watmough insists Parramatta's current lean streak is all part of the learning process.
Michael Morgan will honour the memory of good mate Alex Elisala when he runs out for the Maroons in Sydney.