Mon 25 Jun 2018

How Cordner steeled NSW for final 11 minutes

How Cordner steeled NSW for final 11 minutes

WHEN James Roberts was sent to the sin bin with 11 minutes left in the State of Origin decider, the Blues looked in serious trouble but Boyd Cordner took charge

'Baby Blues' favoured to go back to back

'Baby Blues' favoured to go back to back

FRESH from their series victory, NSW are already favourites to take out the 2019 Origin series, as Brad Fittler's 'Baby Blues' look to build a dynasty.

‘Best player for NSW’: Brutal reaction to another Hunt shocker

‘Best player for NSW’: Brutal reaction to another Hunt...

BEN Hunt’s hoodoo at ANZ Stadium continued on Sunday when he failed to steer Queensland home against a 12-man NSW outfit, and gave away a penalty try.

Freddy shoots NRL stern warning

Freddy shoots NRL stern warning

VICTORIOUS NSW coach Brad Fittler has weighed in on the NRL’s daring Origin experiment which threatens to disrespect the game.

Proof Billy Slater can rest easy in Maroons retirement

Proof Billy Slater can rest easy in Maroons retirement

DESPITE suffering a historic Origin defeat last night, Billy Slater will trudge off into retirement with one thought comforting him.

Viewers explode at ‘biased’ Gus Gould

Viewers explode at ‘biased’ Gus Gould

CHANNEL 9 commentator Phil Gould was hammered by footy fans for a frustrating moment of Origin commentary.

Hunt faces punt after brain explosions

premium_icon Hunt faces punt after brain explosions

BEN Hunt’s position in the Queensland Origin side will be scrutinised after a series of brain explosions contributed to the Maroons’ first series loss since 2014.

Freddy arrives and it all clicks into place

premium_icon Freddy arrives and it all clicks into place

FREDDY Fittler went into this year’s series with level-headed men without mug-lair or baggage, and the result was the Blues’ first win since 2014.

OPINION: Time to back our words up with actions

OPINION: Time to back our words up with actions

The women's state of origin game is an opportunity to find equality on many fronts.

Thurston blasts Queensland for playing ‘dumb footy’

Thurston blasts Queensland for playing ‘dumb footy’

JOHNATHAN Thurston ripped into his former Queensland teammates, unable to believe how badly they butchered a golden chance.

Missed moment of absolute Origin class

Missed moment of absolute Origin class

A QUEENSLAND legend delivered an unforgettable Origin moment when he broke character as a NSW star lost the plot.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

NSW player ratings for State of Origin II

premium_icon NSW player ratings for State of Origin II

IT was a topsy-turvy match and definitely a close one as NSW edged Queensland to take out Origin II and the series. We look at who flew and who flopped at ANZ...

Maroons’ reign ends, Ponga’s begins

premium_icon Maroons’ reign ends, Ponga’s begins

KALYN Ponga is going to trouble New South Wales for years. Maybe, decades. So, please, soak this one up Blues fans.

Fittler’s Blues seize the moment

premium_icon Fittler’s Blues seize the moment

FOR more than a decade it was Queensland’s composure that ruled the State of Origin landscape. But on Sunday night, it was the Maroons who froze and NSW’s...

Queensland player ratings for State of Origin II

Queensland player ratings for State of Origin II

PLAYER RATINGS: While Kalyn Ponga proved why he’s one of the most electric talents in rugby league, Ben Hunt had a nightmare performance in an 18-14 loss to the...

Did he dive? Controversial Boyd penalty try divides Origin fans

Did he dive? Controversial Boyd penalty try divides Origin...

BOYD Cordner has been awarded just the second-ever penalty try in State of Origin during Sunday’s clash at ANZ Stadium. The controversial moment has divided rugby...

Triumphant Blues reclaim shield in a nailbiter

premium_icon Triumphant Blues reclaim shield in a nailbiter

NSW have finally wrested back State of Origin supremacy after scoring a pulsating 18-14 win over Queensland in front of a raucous and delirious sellout crowd of...

Jet mocked over Origin show

Jet mocked over Origin show

AUSSIE rockers Jet bore the brunt of plenty of social media jokes after entertaining the punters before Origin II kicked off.

Munster concedes he tried too hard in Game I

premium_icon Munster concedes he tried too hard in Game I

QUEENSLAND playmaker Cameron Munster believes he has to make amends for his game one display, after trying too hard to replicate his impressive 2017 debut.

First women's State of Origin thrilling victory for NSW

First women's State of Origin thrilling victory for NSW

Chelsea Baker's and Kody House's quest for State of Origin glory ended in heart-breaking fashion to NSW.

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