In breaking news, QLD coach Kevin Walters has confirmed his side's lineup following talk of injuries throughout the camp ahead of Origin game one.
Billy Slater's withdrawal will see Michael Morgan move from a utility role to fullback.
Anthony Milford will jump onto the four-man interchange bench in the no.19 jersey.
Tim Glasby will be the side's 18th man, with Kalyn Ponga on the extended squad as well after landing in Melbourne last night.
The Maroons had their Captain's run this morning at the MCG.
Dane Gagai left the field to receive treatment, but returned later in the session.
Walters is confident he will play, despite widespread talk that Gagai would be ruled out with a compound fracture in his finger.