While they're now at different clubs, NSW coach Laurie Daley will be hoping several Blues can tap into the existing combinations they formed in previous years.
Blues winger Josh Mansour opens up on what motivates him to succeed ahead of his Holden State of Origin debut for NSW on Wednesday night.
New NSW winger Josh Mansour has revealed the crippling toll injuries took on his body and mind during the toughest 12-month stretch of his professional career.
There has been movement among the top four teams, while the Titans are defiantly continuing their charge towards the top eight and an NRL finals berth.
The Penrith Panthers have confirmed Peta Hiku's season is over with a knee injury, while rookie forward James Fisher-Harris is set to miss 6-8 weeks.
Following in the footsteps of Brad Fittler Medal winners Jarryd Hayne and Josh Dugan, Origin debutant Matt Moylan knows the pressure of the NSW fullback role.
The Broncos and Cowboys added another thrilling chapter to their rivalry, the Panthers lost another game inside the final three minutes and much more.
The Titans never held the lead until it mattered most on Sunday, with Penrith leading on four separate occasions yet finishing with a defeat.
Anthony Griffin was at a loss to explain the Panthers' 28-24 defeat to the Titans and said Tyrone Peachey's brain snap in the dying minutes summed up the game.
A 78th-minute try from Anthony Don has seen the Gold Coast Titans steal a 28-24 victory over the Penrith Panthers on Sunday afternoon.