NSW dominated penalties and possession, had all the luck, and still only just won.
There's no better story in Australian sport right now.
Hey Siri, will you please sing in front of 50,000 people?
Queensland did NOT plan for this.
'Sport is a metaphor for life'.
While Origin One was not an advertisement for Rugby League, and had precisely zero power to convert the novices in the Brass Monkey, it seems Origin's most important ingredient -- blind Maroon loyalty -- has already found a tiny niche in Taiwan.
Attention Sam Thaiday: This is how you should do it.
It's a bit like losing your mind on national television.
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Steve Ella wants the VB Blues and XXXX Maroons change their ways.
This is the arena for greatness to shine, so the question is, will the ageing champions Queensland still have the desire to continue to dominate on it, or will the young and hungry Blues be able to harness their minds and help restore pride in the blue jersey?
NSW centre Josh Dugan has been ruled out of Wednesday's State of Origin opener in Sydney due to an elbow injury. The Blues released a statement on Sunday morning confirming the withdrawal of the St G...
Well they've tried picking players from successful teams and look how that worked out.