AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 25: Andrew Fifita and Jason Taumalolo of Tonga embrace during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match between Tonga and England at Mt Smart Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

While the State of Origin is the centre piece of the representative round, there are plenty of other great games taking place. A huge number of NRL players will feature in what will be a terrific weekend of football. These are the 10 players to watch in those games.

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Andrew Fifita

A big performance from Andrew Fifita is to be expected, given his omission from the New South Wales team. Fifita will look to show Brad Fittler that he is an Origin must pick, by leading the charge for a strong looking Tongan team.

Tonga’s Andrew Fifita (C) is tackled during the Rugby League World Cup men’s semi-final match between Tonga and England at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on November 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BRADLEY (Photo credit should read MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images)
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