Broncos vs Bulldogs
The Broncos are set to get two of their Origin stars back, with Corey Oates and Matt Gillett set to return to the line-up. Thomas Dearden is close to full fitness, but may need another week.
Sauaso Sue torn his ACL last weekend, and will now miss the rest of the 2019 campaign. Aiden Tolman will be unavailable too. Danny Fualalo and Ofahiki Ogden could be brought in to replace the pair.
Warriors vs Sharks
Lachlan Burr and Ken Maumalo are under injury clouds, but both are expected to be named for New Zealand.
Shaun Johnson is now up against it to be fit for Friday night's match, as the Sharks' injury list grows. Josh Dugan and Wade Graham will both remain sidelined with hamstring injuries, while Paul Gallen (glute), Matt Moylan (hamstring) and Josh Morris (broken nose) are also all unlikely to play.
Panthers vs Dragons
Nathan Cleary has confirmed his availability, and will return from an injury that kept him sidelined from the Origin decider.
Jeremy Latimore looks unlikely to play, with James Graham a chance to replace him in the side, following two months out with a broken leg.
Roosters vs Knights
Sydney's Origin stars will return, with James Tedesco and Boyd Cordner enjoying a week off last weekend. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is facing suspension.
Kalyn Ponga will return from a calf injury, and will be named for the Knights. Mitchell Barrett returns from suspension.
Raiders vs Tigers
Nick Cotric will miss three matches after being suspended for the tackle on Tim Lafai that saw him send off on Sunday. Josh Hodgson left the field in the win over the Dragons, but should be named. Michael Oldfield or Sebastian Kris could replace Cotric.
The Tigers are expected to name the same 17 from last weekend.
Cowboys vs Rabbitohs
The Cowboys are set to remain 1-17, with Michael Morgan still on the sidelines due to concussion.
Sam Burgess was set to return, although complications will keep him out of this clash. Liam Knight is facing suspension, while Cameron Murray can avoid one by taking an early plea. The Bunnies are yet to rest their Origin stars, so watch this space.
Titans vs Storm
Ryley Jacks and Shannon Boyd are both in doubt for the hosts, while Ashley Taylor could return to football, although it won't be in the first grade.
The Storm could rest some of their six Origin stars this weekend, after they all featured in Cameron Smith's 400th game.
Sea Eagles vs Eels
Tom Trbojevic will be brought back into the line-up after a rest last weekend, and should replace Brendan Elliot.
The Eels should remain 1-17, with Waqa Blake still a couple of weeks away despite returning to training.
Storm will field a strong team, win it by half time then let some of the kids have a go.
My Predictions this week
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