Phil Lutton Maroons halfback returns to give reminder of what might have been for Queensland.
Phil Lutton Queensland had to wait for one halfback prior to game two. Now they will sweat on another as Cooper Cronk makes an audacious bid to come back in time to help save the Maroons from a demoralising...
Phil Lutton Cooper Cronk has been named to make his return from a broken arm and Corey Parker returns from a facial injury as the Maroons bolster their Origin squad for game three of the series.
Phil Lutton Cooper Cronk concedes he has a number of hurdles to leap before Origin III but insists he's not taking any significant risks as he returns to the Queensland fold from a broken arm.
Phil Lutton One week down, so much goodness/angst/action/drama/JSoward to digest. Here we go...
Phil Lutton Broncos great Steve Renouf believes Ben Hunt can lead Brisbane to its greatest triumph of the post-Bennett era and storm North Queensland's seemingly impenetrable Townsville citadel on Saturday night.
Phil Lutton Broncos pivot must overcome, or at least match wits with, Cronk.
Phil Lutton Who fired and who floundered in this year's Origin series?
Phil Lutton Mal Meninga has urged Origin referees Ben Cummins and Gerard Sutton to crack down on the ceaseless niggle that turned game two into a 'fugly' exhibition of football instead of a free-flowing...
Phil Lutton Maroons veteran Justin Hodges has urged Daly Cherry-Evans to put less expectation on himself as the Manly star desperately tries to stamp his class in the cut-throat theatre of representative...
Phil Lutton All quiet on the Qld front - have we finally started to tire of beating the Blues?
Phil Lutton Sam Thaiday will miss the Origin opener and Roosters backrower Aidan Guerra will make his debut as Queensland reshuffle their backrow ahead of the first game at Suncorp Stadium.
Phil Lutton Phil Lutton rates the Queensland State of Origin team.
Phil Lutton Sydney Roosters backrower Aidan Guerra is the only new face in the Queensland State of Origin side after coach Mal Meninga unveiled the squad that will take aim at a ninth-consecutive series victory.
Phil Lutton Queensland will ensure Trent Hodkinson gets an 80-minute examination of his Origin credentials as the Blues halfback comes under the microscope a day out from the series opener in Brisbane.
Phil Lutton The Brent Tate-Josh Reynolds incident from Origin I refuses to fade away, with Sam Thaiday defending the Queensland winger amid suggestions he was out of line to speak out over the dangerous throw.
Phil Lutton Queensland selectors will resist the urge to shake up their Origin side and give injured stars like Greg Inglis and Billy Slater every opportunity to prove their fitness before game two in Sydney...
Phil Lutton Find out the winners and losers on an epic night of Origin football in Brisbane.