The NZ and England rugby league teams are preparing for a one-off test in Denver.
The new national coach hasn't had enough time to assess certain combinations.
Halfback Morgan Parra will captain the French in Dunedin.
The England coach has named two debutants to take on the Kiwis.
The 34-year-old is back at the Wests Tigers after an 18-month stint at the Bunnies.
The Melbourne Storm playmaker as at fault for a key New South Wales try in Game One.
The new Kiwis winger is set to make his test debut against England in Denver.
The England prop is willing to pay a price for his trip to Denver.
Players are in recovery mode after travelling to altitude for the league test against England.
Coach Kevin Walters has named his 18-man squad for Sunday's State of Origin.
The Warriors hooker is the most-capped player in the NZ league squad to face England.
Seven uncapped players were named in Michael Maguire's squad to face England in Denver.
The hooker didn't put a foot wrong in his long-awaited return from an ACL injury.
Coach Kristian Woolf will add two more players to the squad during the week.
Michael Maguire has named seven uncapped players for the Denver test.
Melbourne were at their clinical best in their NRL triumph over Newcastle.
Shane Flanagan said the match officials missed a crucial forward pass in the loss to Brisbane.
They've have gone two points clear at the top of the NRL ladder after a comfortable victory.
The Warriors forward has been charged with dangerous contact.