The 2018 State of Origin series is the most highly anticipated series in years, due to the huge amount of changes both sides have made. There are many players that are untested in the Origin arena so their performances could make or break their team.
Here are 10 players whose performances will have a say in the way Origin I is played.
The new Queensland captain Greg Inglis missed the entirety of the 2017 Origin series due to his ACL injury. The Maroons will be counting on Inglis to return to his deadly Origin best – a competition in which he has scored more tries than anyone else.