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QUEENSLAND rugby league captain Cameron Smith believes fullback Billy Slater now possesses the all-round skills to terrorise NSW in the State of Origin opener.
NSW'S Greg Bird says Queensland's Karmichael Hunt should brace himself for the biggest defensive workload of his career in the opening State of Origin clash.
BRISBANE fullback Karmichael Hunt has been named Queensland five-eighth for the State of Origin series opener against NSW in Sydney.
THE QRL today announced the Maroons team to play NSW in the opening match of the State of Origin.
CAPTAIN Danny Buderus wants to end his NSW career in a blaze of State of Origin glory by leading the Blues to a series victory.
BRISBANE'S Peter Wallace has been named halfback for NSW for game one of rugby league's State of Origin series after injury ruled out Newcastle's Kurt Gidley.
GOLDEN point extra time will break any deadlocked matches in this year's State of Origin - and play will continue until someone scores.
KARMICHAEL Hunt is set to be thrown the toughest challenge of his brief rugby league career as champion Darren Lockyer's Origin replacement.
FORMER Melbourne premiership star Ben Cross can move a large step closer towards a NSW Origin debut in front of Blues coach Craig Bellamy on Monday night.
AUSTRALIAN star Greg Bird has declared his desire to play five-eighth for NSW.
AUSTRALIAN five-eighth Greg Bird has called on NSW selectors to hand Kurt Gidley a starting role for the opening State of Origin clash.
HAZEM El Masri returns for the Bulldogs in Saturday night's NRL clash with Penrith to stake a last-minute claim.
BRAD Fittler has called on Braith Anasta to demand NSW selection and lead his side out of a two-game losing sequence against Canberra on Saturday.
MANLY halfback Matt Orford concedes he can do no more to convince selectors of his claims at a NSW jersey.
GREG Inglis has volunteered to wear Darren Lockyer's No.6 Origin jumper but thinks Johnathan Thurston and Scott Prince will be the halves if he misses game one.