The Wallabies have named a preliminary squad of 39 players to take on England in next month's test series.
Queensland is playing down fitness concerns for Jonathan Thurston despite him being restricted to light duties at training today.
Josh Dugan will play through the pain of an elbow injury for NSW in Origin I.
Chris Yarren has been granted indefinite leave from the Richmond Tigers to deal with a mental health condition. He has yet to play for the side this season.
NRL star Corey Norman has returned to training with his Parramatta teammates today after being charged with drug offences.
Richmond recruit Chris Yarran has no timeframe on his return to the AFL after the 25-year-old took indefinite leave seeking treatment for a mental health condition.
New South Wales centre Josh Dugan says he's been impressed by new fullback Matt Moylan's sleek hands and has passed on all the knowledge and experience he has to the youngster.
New South Wales centre Josh Dugan says he feared he'd broken his arm after making an awkward tackle in the Dragons' 34-24 loss to the Rabbitohs.
The Parramatta Eels have hit the training paddock ahead of their clash with the Newcastle Knights - halves Corey Norman and Kieran Foran participated.
New South Wales hooker Robbie Farah has revealed the pain he endured watching Queensland thrash the Blues in last year's State of Origin decider while he was out injured.