State of Origin 2017: Big payday looms for off-contract representative stars - dailytelegraph.com.au

ABOUT $6 million worth of off-contract superstars will be playing for their futures come Wednesday night. While the players will pocket a handy $30,000 per Origin appearance this year, it is their long-term futures which remain clouded. The likes of ...

New South Wales make 6 changes - Fiji Times

SYDNEY - Nathan Peats and Jake Trbojevic will make their State of Origin debuts for NSW in the series opener next week after being named by coach Laurie Daley on Monday night. The pair are among six changes made to the team. Brett Morris, Jarryd ...

Boyd Cordner NSW Blues captain, injuries, State of Origin 2017, Sydney Roosters - Fox Sports

HE'S the new leader of the Blues but due to several serious injuries from a young age, Boyd Cordner could have easily been just another statistic. “To look back now and see where I've come from — some of the setbacks and everything — to be NSW ...

State of Origin 2017: Nathan Peats' NSW Blues selection inspires mother in cancer battle - The Sydney Morning Herald

Nathan Peats shed tears when he talked to his Blues teammates about his journey to Origin. And the impact of his selection on his family is best understood when you talk to his mum, Pamela Richards. To put it simply, the past six months have been hell ...