BRISBANE coach-in-waiting Ivan Henjak has dismissed claims NSW are taking an unnecessary risk by throwing rookie halfback Peter Wallace into Origin I.
COREY Parker, the only survivor of the "Baby Broncos" outfit which stunned Wests Tigers 28-14 at Campbelltown in 2002, will captain Brisbane on Saturday.
BRISBANE will head into Saturday night's NRL clash with Cronulla confident of causing an upset.
THE Bulldogs should brace themselves for snubbed Gold Coast halfback Scott Prince to have a blinder in Friday night's NRL clash at Skilled Park.
QUEENSLAND enforcer Carl Webb expects NSW to put everything on the line to try and salvage some lost pride in Wednesday's State of Origin series opener.