Taking an alternative approach ahead of one of Rugby League's oldest traditions, the KARI City Origin squad fine-tuned their mental states on the second day of the side's camp.

Forwards Joseph Paulo and David Gower spoke with NSWRL.com.au, saying coach Brad Fittler has placed an equal emphasis on mental preparation, as to that of the physicality of the side's training, in the lead up to Sunday's Country versus City Origin clash.

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