Origin Game 1: Queensland report card - Chinchilla News

What coach Kevin Walters does next will determine whether it's the definitive end to the single greatest era Origin has seen. Because wherever he looked across the board, it wasn't pretty. Not least the seismic calls made by the coach himself 10 days ...

STATE OF ORIGIN 2017: GAME 1 WRAP - Commentary Box Sports

To open the game, the first five minutes showed us what what've been seeing for a better part of a decade. The Blues throwing themselves into an unbothered Queensland defence, finishing with an average kick that started a Queensland set that would end ...

State of Origin: NSW v Queensland game one highlights - Wide World of Sports

The opening State of Origin match between Queensland and New South Wales at Suncorp Stadium had more than its fair share of memorable moments. The two teams turned on an epic struggle in the first half that was punctuated by some big hits and some ...

Tedesco proud of dazzling Origin I display - Yahoo7 Sport

The NSW fullback might be struggling for form with the Wests Tigers but turned in a faultless display in Wednesday night's 28-4 State of Origin win over Queensland. Tedesco busted 13 tackles, ran for 199 metres and scored a wonder try early in the ...

An unforgettable night of Origin that Mitchell Pearce can't remember - Stuff.co.nz

Mitchell Pearce was so badly concussed after a hit from Will Chambers he can't remember the first State of Origin match. Mitchell Pearce finally delivered a blinder in a NSW jumper but will have to hunt down a tape of State of Origin I in order to ...

'This is what you live for' - Andrew Fifita on Blues' dominant win over Maroons - TVNZ

Andrew Fifita of NSW attacks during Game 1 of the State of Origin rugby league against Queensland. Source: Photosport. The NSW and Cronulla wrecking ball reinforced why he is fast building a reputation as one of the NRL's premier big-game players after ...

State of Origin: Andrew Fifita stars as New South Wales rout Queensland - Stuff.co.nz

Andrew Fifita, take a bow. It was the night the controversial prop finally stamped his authority on the Origin arena. With a performance Arthur Beetson would have been proud of, Fifita solidified his place as the game's premier front-rower – producing ...

Qld pack under scrutiny ahead of Origin II - SBS

An ageing Queensland pack is set to come under scrutiny after exciting rookie Dylan Napa could not stop NSW's record 28-4 State of Origin game one win. Source: AAP. 1 Jun 2017 - 4:34 AM UPDATED 43 MINS AGO ...

The Liebke Ratings: State of Origin 1 - The Roar

It's State of Origin time. The most senselessly violent time of the year when 34 men, encompassing almost 9000 hectares of tattooed flesh between them, divvy themselves up by meaningless geographical borders and play some rugby league football.

State of Origin player ratings - New Zealand Herald

Mitchell Pearce of the Blues is congratulated by team mates after scoring a try. Photo / Getty. Player ratings of State of Origin I where New South Wales thrashed Queensland to take a 1-0 lead in thes series.

Blues smash Queensland like Queensland used to smash them - The Roar

New South Wales have gleefully pantsed Queensland to take a 1-0 State of Origin lead, in the process extending their oppressive reign of terror over the hapless defending champions to two consecutive matches. The 28-4 clattering at Suncorp Stadium was ...

Slater and Thurston must be rushed back for Game 2 - The Roar

Anthony Milford of the Queensland Maroons is dejected following a NSW try during Game 1 of the State of Origin series at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) ...

Blues deliver the most exciting Origin game in years - The Roar

The Blues have played their best game of football in ten years, delivering a decisive victory – perhaps their only really decisive victory – since the current Queensland dynasty came of age. While commentators might bemoan the absence of Johnathan ...

Walters out-coached, outdone and soon to be on the run - The Roar

First off, what a win for New South Wales. For so many years, as a Queensland fan, I thought they had the players for State of Origin but just weren't selecting them correctly. On Wednesday night, Laurie Daley and his selection panel got it right, and ...

Blues crush Maroons in Origin I - Inside Sport

New South Wales are on track to break Queensland's State of Origin domination after a 28-4 game one win over the Maroons at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night. Queensland have won 10 of the past 11 State of Origin series but have a mountain to ...

Chambers to miss a game for Pearce tackle - SBS

Melbourne and Queensland centre Will Chambers is set to miss a game for his high shot on Mitchell Pearce in State of Origin I. Source: AAP. 1 Jun 2017 - 12:14 AM UPDATED 1 HOUR AGO. Tweet. Will Chambers is set to miss Melbourne's NRL clash with ...

State of Origin 1 2017: who was man of the match? Channel 9, selectors - Fox Sports

BRISBANE - NSW Blues prop Andrew Fifita has won the man-of-the-match award in Game I of the State of Origin after a dominant display from the Sharks behemoth. Fifita scored a second-half try, set up James Maloney to score the opening try of the match ...

Napa shows enough for future - Gold Coast Bulletin

DYLAN Napa's very first taste of State of Origin football was enough to prove it's not all doom and gloom for Queensland. In an ultra-aggressive 22-minute opening stint, the firebrand debutant firmly stuck his hand up to be the man to lead the pack of ...

State of Origin: James Tedesco gets great start in quest to be best - The Australian

James Tedesco came into the opening State of Origin game having gone public with his desire to be the best fullback in the world. Last night was a good start. Tedesco ran for 189m, scored one try and saved at least two at the other end. In the battle ...

State of Origin: Smith's big 40th falls flat as Blues hit hard - The Australian

Queensland captain Cameron Smith was last night forced to admit his side had been taught a lesson in how to play State of Origin football after copping a 24-point hiding. “They played an Origin style of footy — we didn't,” Smith said. “When we needed ...