State Of Origin

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Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah out of State of Origin opener

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah is poised to miss the State of Origin series opener on May 28 after being ruled out for up to six weeks with an elbow injury.

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Robbie Farah hopeful injury won't force him to miss State of Origin opener

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Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah has indicated to Blues coach Laurie Daley that he will be fit for the State of Origin series opener despite being ruled out for up to six weeks with an elbow injury.

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Injured NSW captain Paul Gallen gets all clear for State of Origin series opener

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Michael Chammas NSW State of Origin coach Laurie Daley breathed a huge sigh of relief on Tuesday when Blues and Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen was told he would not need surgery on his injured ankle.

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Greg Inglis may miss State of Origin II because of birth of first child

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Adrian Proszenko For all the focus on where Greg Inglis was born, it's the arrival of his first born that could finally give NSW some hope.

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State of Origin: Mal Meninga says Queensland has huge talent bank

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Laine Clark Depth is looking so good for eight-time defending State of Origin champions Queensland that coach Mal Meninga reckons even inspirational skipper Cameron Smith can be replaced.

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No break for State of Origin stars in 2014

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Game 3. Action from Game 3 at ANZ Stadium, Homebush. Picture shows NSW player Andrew Fifita.
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Adrian Proszenko The ARL Commission's decision to ignore calls for stand-alone State of Origin matches to address player burnout has "disappointed but not surprised" the NRL's former chief medical officer.

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Rugby League

ARL ignores calls on state of origin burnout

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ARL Commission has ignored calls to reduce length of representative season.

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Live: State of Origin build-up

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 04: Sam Thaiday of the Maroons is tackled during game three of the 2012 State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on July 4, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Dan Nancarrow It's Origin II day in Brisbane. Live from 12pm we'll give you rolling coverage of all the build-up, helping you psych up for the big game at Suncorp Stadium.

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'Kings of trolling' caught impersonating State of Origin streaker Wati Holmwood

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Rachel Olding He took the nation for a ride with his naked dash across the field at ANZ stadium but infamous streaker Wati Holmwood has been done over himself.

State of Origin streaker Wati Holmwood memes light up internet

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Angelo Risso Already one of the most talked about Origin linebreaks of all time, Wati Holmwood's 90-metre nude dash during State of Origin III sparked a similarly speedy response from online jokers.

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State of Origin 2013's winners and losers

NRL STATE OF ORIGIN, Game 3. Action from game 3 at ANZ Stadium, Homebush. QLD celebrate their win.
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Phil Lutton It began with a flurry of punches and jokes about the size of Nate Myles' head and ended with a greased-up streaker deploying the most questionable tackle in Origin history.

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State of Origin streaker Wati Holmwood goes shy when it comes to court appearance

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Paul Bibby A local magistrate looks set to issue a warrant for the arrest of the Sydney man who dashed, naked, through the deciding State of Origin game, after he failed to show up to court to be sentenced.

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State of Origin streaker Wati Holmwood jailed

Nick Ralston Serial streaker Wati Holmwood has been sentenced to three months' jail following his naked 90-metre dash during the third State of Origin match at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

Queensland State of Origin squad announced

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Phil Lutton Queensland will have at least one new face and one controversial inclusion on the bench after naming its extended squad for the State of Origin opener on June 5 in Sydney.

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League

Citizen Burgess powerless to alter his state of origin

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Daniel Lane South Sydney's English-born enforcer Sam Burgess has missed by six months any chance of representing NSW in the State of Origin - but he could still play for the Kangaroos.

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State of Origin: Game Three

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State of Origin: Game Three

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Fans at Caxton Street gear up for State of Origin III.

With the 2012 State of Origin series on the line, fans gather at Caxton Street ahead of the big game.

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Brent Tate punches Greg Bird.

Pictures from State of Origin 3 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. The Blues improved greatly from their previous efforts but the Maroons managed to hold them off for one more year at least.

Carney takes a giant step towards his state of origin debut

Todd Carney passes during the match between Country and City.

Michael Chammas Whatever Ricky Stuart said to Todd Carney over coffee yesterday must have hit the mark.

Being thrown to the Wolves puts Jennings in state of Origin flux

Michael Jennings .Penrith recovery session , Neapean Aquatic centrePic Nick Moir 12 March 2012

Brad Walter PENRITH boss Phil Gould, the most successful NSW coach in Origin history, last night refused to be drawn on whether dumped centre Michael Jennings should be picked for the Blues, saying: ''That is up...