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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.
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.
IT'S doubtful Blues selectors learned too much new about players in line for an Origin call-up from Friday night's City-Country clash in Wollongong.
COUNTRY pivot Todd Carney is set to be used exclusively at five-eighth against City on Friday night.
WESTS Tigers forward Keith Galloway has joined the NSW City team as 18th man for Friday's clash with Country at WIN Stadium.
ADRIAN Rovere takes a look at the selection headaches facing the NSW selectors...
NSW City coach Tim Sheens has pushed Penrith utility Luke Lewis' case for the 'Mr Fixit' job on the NSW Origin bench.
BRETT Hodgson knows he's a distant No.2 but that won't stop him pushing his case to be the NSW No.1 when he leads out City Origin.
NSW Country coach Laurie Daley says he won't be dictated to by NRL coaches wanting him to take it easy on their players in Friday night's clash with City.
THE ace up Brett Finch's sleeve for the NSW No.7 jumper may just be in his Country pack, which is virtually of international standard.