• Hezron Murgha (knee): The fullback has now started a running program following his reconstruction surgery at the end of last season. He is 19 weeks into his rehabilitation but is not expected to return to the playing field until mid-season.

• Michael Morgan (shoulder/ankle): After having two off-season surgeries, the Queensland Emerging Origin squad member has made it back on to the training paddock but is not doing any contact work at this stage.

• Returning to full training this week: Rory Kostjasyn (ankle), Joel Riethmuller (knee), Ricky Thorby (knee) and John Asiata (ankle).