New Zealand Warriors great Manu Vatuvei has not played since 2017 and revealed on Wednesday he has a cyst in his brain.
Having impressed since his return to the NRL last season, Corey Thompson has been rewarded with a new Wests Tigers contract.
Ryan Matterson and Clint Gutherson are the 18th and 19th men for New South Wales Blues as Origin II in Perth approaches.
Latrell Mitchell paid the price for a poor performance in game one as he lost his NSW Blues place for the second State of Origin match.
Latrell Mitchell paid the price for his disappointing game in the first State of Origin clash despite scoring two tries for Sydney Roosters.
With South Sydney Rabbitohs slipping to a dramatic defeat on Saturday, Melbourne Storm moved further clear at the top of the table.
Leeds Rhinos will allow Kallum Watkins to leave at the end of June after the centre signed a long-term deal with Gold Coast Titans.
Newcastle Knights will do everything in their power to keep Kalyn Ponga, with Michael Cheika eager to lure him to rugby union.
After two failed attempts, Benji Marshall eventually slotted over a drop goal in golden-point extra time to secure victory for Wests Tigers.
Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker matched the team's try-scoring record in a narrow NRL win against the Cronulla Sharks