Phil Lutton Cameron Smith commands a great deal of respect in Queensland but can't command the Origin crowd to stay in their seat as Paul Gallen triumphantly hoists the shield.
Phil Lutton Who fired and who floundered in this year's Origin series?
Phil Lutton State of Origin Live: Game two from Sydney
Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Eels
Phil Lutton Find out the winners and losers on an epic night of Origin football in Brisbane.
Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Eels
Phil Lutton and Chris Barrett A bruised and battered Nate Myles emerged from the Queensland dressing rooms to defend his tackling technique after it was called into question by NSW fullback Jarryd Hayne, who has accused him of...
Phil Lutton Breaking up is hard to do. But sometimes people, footballers even, just grow apart. Sigh.
Phil Lutton Earlier in the season, when Ricky Stuart eyed off this fixture at Suncorp Stadium, a small part of him would have been elated for his Parramatta Eels to be carved up by a sensational Broncos fullback.
Phil Lutton Beaten and beaten up, Queensland are retreating to Suncorp Stadium for an Origin decider nursing a squad sent through the gauntlet by a brutal Blues outfit convinced the sun has set on an...
Phil Lutton There's generally been an aversion in Australia about being seen to copy things from American sport. Our footballers don't wear helmets. We don't televise college sport.