NSW's time is now says Gallen

A NSW win in Origin III will herald a new Blues dynasty, while a Queensland victory will continue their long-term dominance of the interstate series.

Hurrell in doubt to face Storm

Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell is in doubt for the NRL match against the Melbourne Storm after hurting his right shoulder during a training session.

Hodges to have final say in last Origin

Queensland veteran and master sledger Justin Hodges will hope to have the final say in his 24th and last State of Origin game on Wednesday night.

Mullen finally back for Knights

Jarrod Mullen is expected to make a return from a toe injury in Newcastle's NRL clash with Canberra on Friday night.

Smith deserves respect: Qld coach

Queensland coach Mal Meninga says Cameron Smith deserves respect, but has refused to enter the debate over Alex McKinnon's criticism of the Qld captain.

Dragons receive NRL injury relief

St George Illawarra will have a host of key players return this NRL round as they fight to break a four-game losing streak.