Phil Lutton One round to play, one spot to fill. Queensland selectors will keep an eagle eye on this weekend's NRL games before deciding on a key final addition to their State of Origin stocks.
Phil Lutton With just over a week until the Origin teams are named, Phil Lutton runs the rule over Queensland and NSW candidates from the Broncos-Titans derby.
Phil Lutton FOOTBALL appears to be the furthest thing from the mind of Ben Barba as he begins the long process of dealing with the off-field issues that have clouded his rugby league future.
Phil Lutton IN THE early 1980s, when sledging and abuse on the rugby league field held no subjects as taboo, Mal Meninga could barely have made himself more of a target if he painted concentric circles on his...
Phil Lutton New South Wales may think it's broken after going close in game one but Queensland selectors have seen nothing that requires fixing, unveiling the same 17-man squad for the second Origin in Sydney on...
Phil Lutton With Queensland being forced into changes for the State of Origin decider, Phil Lutton hands out his grades to the aspirants involved in Brisbane’s win over Souths last night.
Phil Lutton QUEENSLAND are destined to roll the dice on injured fullback Billy Slater, and surround him with an extended supporting cast, as they try to unearth the combinations to win next week's Origin decider...
Phil Lutton Injured star Bill Slater has been named in the starting side for Queensland as Mal Meninga gives his champion fullback a last-ditch chance to prove his fitness for the Origin decider.
Phil Lutton Dave Taylor didn’t play for Queensland last night but he still found himself a star on social media after a screenshot of him seemingly giving the finger to NSW lit up Twitter and Facebook.
Phil Lutton If Queensland's confidence levels and wells of self-belief have been topped up even further heading into Origin game two, there's one very compelling reason. He answers to “Greg Inglis”.
Phil Lutton Another farewell tour is about to begin at Red Hill and rumble right through the middle of an Origin series.
Phil Lutton Super Friday at Suncorp Stadium shapes as a mass State of Origin audition on both sides of the border, with the final blueprint of the Queensland and New South Wales squads destined to be influenced...
Phil Lutton MAL MENINGA insists Queensland retain the passion and the Maroons coach has the power to back it up, with one of the most physically imposing sides in Origin history unveiled in Brisbane last night.
Phil Lutton AS FAR as plans of attack go, it's neither cunning nor clandestine nor particularly complicated. It does have a name, though, says Johnathan Thurston: ''Two up for GI.''
Phil Lutton New South Wales will be confronted with a Maroons side stacked with in-form stars and a colossal bench when Mal Meninga unveils his squad tonight for the Origin opener.
Phil Lutton Israel Folau has played his last State of Origin game for Queensland.
Phil Lutton The big winger, still stinging from his national selection snub for the Anzac Test, is back bigger and better than ever.