Michael Chammas Eight series in a row has Queensland on par with Australia's greatest Ashes domination over the old enemy, but just how far will the Maroons' dominance over NSW extend?
Michael Chammas When it comes to controversial eligibility selections, James Tamou is right up there with Greg Inglis and Israel Folau.
Michael Chammas They have broken Queensland's eight-year dominance, now NSW are on the verge of becoming the greatest defensive team in State of Origin history.
Michael Chammas NSW halfback Trent Hodkinson etched his name into State of Origin folklore by scoring the winning try to beat Queensland at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night for the Blues to win their first series...
Michael Chammas He was described as the prince of centres and earned the nickname "Puff the Magic Dragon" for his blinding speed and electric footwork.
Michael Chammas Within a few hours of the NSW team coming together on Tuesday, skipper Paul Gallen fired a shot that is sure to rile a few north of the border, referring to Queenslanders as "two heads".
Michael Chammas Under-fire referees Shayne Hayne and Ben Cummins have retained their spots and will control game two despite NSW officials being left furious with their game one performance.
Michael Chammas After Ifiso Segeyaro was held up at gunpoint during a bank robbery in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s, he realised his country could not provide his family with the life he wanted for them.
Michael Chammas Not since 2000 have Queensland played an Origin game without one of Darren Lockyer or Petero Civoniceva, but Blues prop James Tamou dismissed the notion the Maroons would field their weakest team...
Round 12 line-ups
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 12.
Michael Chammas NSW coach Laurie Daley expects Queensland to maintain their loyalty policy and stick with the same side for game two.
Round 14 line-up
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 14.
Michael Chammas NSW back-rower Greg Bird was reluctant to label Queensland's two team changes as a sign of panic but criticised the Maroons' decision to dump Titans teammate Ashley Harrison.
Chris Barrett, Michael Chammas SHATTERED NSW five-eighth James Maloney jumped to the defence of his club and state halves partner Mitchell Pearce, saying individuals players could not be blamed for the Blues' heartbreaking defeat...
Michael Chammas When Laurie Daley looks back at the tape and wonders where it all went wrong, he can fast forward to the 20-minute period before half-time to find the major reason his Blues fell short.
Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.
Michael Chammas CANBERRA legend Mal Meninga believes the Raiders can win the premiership this season - if they keep their star quartet on the paddock.
Michael Chammas Canberra legend Mal Meninga believes the Raiders can win the premiership this season if they can keep their star quartet on the paddock.
Michael Chammas QUEENSLAND Origin coach Mal Meninga has assured Manly they will have star halfback Daly Cherry-Evans back in time for Sunday afternoon's match against Sydney Roosters.
Michael Chammas NSW medical staff insist there is no cause for concern after Brett Stewart was forced to sit out yesterday's training session in Kogarah with a cold.