Well it’s finally happened. Nathan Merritt has been selected to play State of Origin football.
NSW take the first game of the State of Origin setting the stage for a thrilling series.
Queensland’s Indigenous players took centre stage in the Maroons historic fourth consecutive state of origin series win last night, with Greg Inglis scoring first, Johnathan Thurston staking a solid claim for player of the series, and Sam Thaiday being named man of the match. After leading 18 – 10 at halftime, Queensland held off a […]
North Queensland centre Willie Tonga has become the hot favorite to replace the injured Justin Hodges for game two o the State of Origin series. Tonga last played for the Maroon in the 2007 series before injury kept him off the paddock for long stretches of the 2008 season. Tonga has been in fine form […]
They were the raging hot favorites before kick off – and, in a head spinning twelve minutes of football wizardry that blew all blue hopes out of the water – Queensland proved exactly why they are being labeled one of the best teams in Origin history. Queensland defeated New South Wales 28-18 in game one […]
It took a flash of individual brilliance from Johnathan Thurston to hand Queensland their third successive State of Origin series victory at a packed ANZ Stadium in Sydney last night. With scores locked at 10 all and only 13 minutes remaining, Thurston took the ball at speed just inside the Queensland half, squared himself to […]
Darren Lockyer hailed Greg Inglis as the most naturally gifted footballer of his generation last night after Queensland thumped New South Wales 30-0 in game two of the State of Origin series. In his most dominant performance of the season, Inglis came back to haunt the state in which he was born, setting up two […]
Rugby league immortal Bob Fulton crowned Indigenous five eighth Greg Bird as New South Wales own version of Wally Lewis after he steered the Blues’ to a memorable 18 – 10 game one victory in the 2008 State of Origin Series last night. Bird also picked up his second consecutive man-of-the-match award in just his […]