Melbourne veteran Will Chambers is unsure if he will get the nod for Queensland and believes there will be some selection shocks when the team is announced on Monday.
Although he is an international who has represented Queensland on 10 occasions and is one of their most experienced players in line for selection this year, the centre is unsure whether he will be among the players read out by Kevin Walters.
"I dare say there will be some shocks in there selection wise," Chambers said
"But I just concentrate on myself ... Wednesday in two weeks it is going to be a great event."
The 30-year-old's immediate focus is on rectifying the Storm's recent trend of drifting in and out of matches to ensure they will be a factor at the business end of the season.
While the Storm sit in second place on the NRL ladder with an enviable 8-2 record, Chambers has been concerned with their form heading into Sunday's Belmore clash with Canterbury.
The Storm came from eight points down with a little more than 10 minutes remaining to register a 24-22 victory over the Tigers last week and Chambers knows that type of performance won't cut it when finals come around.
"You need to string 80 minutes of good footy together otherwise you won’t be there at the back end of the year,” Chambers said.
"Hard work and effort will get you there, but you need execution and excellence at the end of the year to win the big games.
"In the big games if you are off for five or 10 minutes it can cost you dearly and you saw in the grand final last year we were off for 20 minutes and it cost us the big prize."
They will be heavy favourites against the 14th-placed Bulldogs but it looms as a tricky contest for Craig Bellamy's side.
When the teams met at AAMI Park in Melbourne in round four, the Storm escaped with an 18-16 triumph and in recent years the Bulldogs have always seemed to perform well when matched up against last year's runners up.
"We need to be a committed footy side that is willing to take it to the Bulldogs early," Chambers said.
"We have done it only once this year and apart from that we have struggled."