NEW South Wales officials have taken a firm stance against misbehaving players, today throwing the Blues preparation into chaos by dropping a further player from next Wednesday night?s first State of Origin match at Telstra Stadium.
ST George-Illawarra Dragons star Mark Gasnier has been dumped from the New South Wales State of Origin squad, it was confirmed this afternoon.
PENRITH captain Craig Gower could miss the rest of the State of Origin series after suffering a knee injury during last night?s 9-8 win by New South Wales over Queensland at Telstra Stadium.
PENRITH captain and New South Wales halfback Craig Gower has demanded an apology over being fined by the ARL and plans to appeal the decision.
CONTROVERSIAL forward Willie Mason is tipped to keep his spot in the New South Wales State of Origin squad for this month?s second game of the three match series against Queensland.
A New South Wales State of Origin player is set to be dumped from the squad following controversy surrounding a lude voice message left on the phone of a 27-year-old woman.
FORMER Parramatta, Australian and New South Wales legend Brett Kenny says the State of Origin series has the potential to save rugby league and divert attention from the current problems engulfing the game.
BULLDOGS centre Willie Tonga has been called into the Queensland side for next Wednesday night?s second State of Origin match at Brisbane?s Suncorp Stadium.
QUEENSLAND have made just two changes to the side beaten by New South Wales last month for the second State of Origin match at Suncorp Stadium next week.
DRAGONS fullback Ben Hornby has been dumped from the New South Wales State of Origin side for the second game of the three match series, to be played in Brisbane next week.