Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy is confident his Origin stars will be passed fit and be able to back-up against the Warriors on Saturday afternoon.
Will Chambers, Cameron Munster, Felise Kaufusi (all Queensland) and Josh Addo-Carr (NSW) each played 80 minutes of the Maroons' 18-14 victory over the Blues on Wednesday night and have just two full days to recover ahead of the Storm's next clash in New Zealand.
Bellamy said the quartet all pulled up well from the gruelling contest and the only doubt would be whether the experienced Chambers had recovered in time after he took a battering in an entertaining duel with NSW counterpart Latrell Mitchell.
"Will would be our main concern as he is a bit older than the other guys and he had a couple of problems with his knee earlier in the season," Bellamy said on Thursday.
"They are all going to travel to New Zealand, so we will check them over there.
"If they were definitely not playing we wouldn't even take them to New Zealand, so at this stage it looks reasonably positive.
"We will have a captains run [on Friday] and they will do a bit of that."
Match Highlights: Maroons v Blues
Bellamy was ecstatic with how the Storm quartet performed during the Origin opener, but it was the efforts of the underrated Kaufusi that stood out most for the veteran coach.
Kaufusi ran for 121 metres and made 33 tackles in an eye-catching individual performance for the Maroons and Bellamy was suitably impressed.
"We might try and take a Maroons jumper over and put it under Felise's purple one on Saturday," Bellamy joked.
"That's as good a game he has played in a long time... he was outstanding."
While Bellamy's focus continues to remain on the Storm, he likes to see his players get rewarded for their form at club level and is hoping another one of his charges will be called up for Origin II in Perth on Sunday June 23.
In-form big man Dale Finucane was considered unlucky to miss out on selection for Wednesday's game and Bellamy believes the Storm lock can flourish for the Blues if Brad Fittler looks to make changes for the next game of the series.
"I think what he [Finucane] does is add a little bit more experience," Bellamy said.
"I have been pushing his barrow for three years and I see the amount of work he puts in with us on and off the field and I know how desperate he is to play Origin.
"I think he is a player made for Origin and hopefully he might get an opportunity later on in the series."