Phil Lutton That escalated quickly. The Phoney War between the Cowboys and the NRL has officially come to an end. Now, how to get the bayonets and mortars through airport security on the way to Sydney.
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 Mal Meninga has finally surfaced. Now all the Maroons have to do is locate their misfiring attack as they try to stave off an Origin clean sweep at Suncorp Stadium.
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 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 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 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 After eight serene years of being able to create and execute seemingly at will, Queensland's State of Origin dynasty ended in a moment of fruitless frustration, the kind of pointless arm-waving that...
Phil Lutton State of Origin Live: Game two from Sydney
Phil Lutton Queensland have named a 22-man squad for Origin II due to the high number of players under an injury cloud.
Phil Lutton Ben Hunt didn't even know if he could make it in the NRL. Now he could be Queensland's halfback in an Origin for the ages.
Phil Lutton Meninga doesn't believe NSW will target Cherry-Evans' injured knee.
Phil Lutton Injuries to force Queensland to bring in fresh faces for game three.
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 Roleplayers just as important as superstars for Meninga's Maroons.