Roy Masters The first and last penalties of Wednesday night's second State of Origin match told the story of NSW's disrespectful attitude.
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley was disappointed with Trent Merrin for his lack of discipline in Origin II - but not as unhappy as he was with the performance of referees Shayne Hayne and Ashley Klein.
Phil Lutton Greg Inglis has made systematically crushing the dreams of NSW Origin opponents somewhat of an art form.
Phil Lutton THE first thing you notice when you meet Josh Papalii in the flesh is he is built like a Samoan He-Man figure. That, and his still-strong New Zealand accent. Arise, NSW conspiracy theorists.
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Phil Lutton Queensland captain Cameron Smith says Trent Merrin's attack to the head of Brent Tate in game two typified the lack of respect NSW took to Suncorp Stadium a fortnight ago.
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.
Phil Lutton It was 22 minutes, hopelessly out of position but never out of his depth. Daly Cherry-Evans is only 24 but after patiently waiting for his first Origin chance, he looked as if he'd played a dozen.
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Adrian Proszenko Brian Smith says James McManus is the ''right choice'' for the task of shutting down Greg Inglis and Darius Boyd, describing the winger as one of the NRL's most professional players.
Steve Mascord Melbourne Storm and NSW back-rower Ryan Hoffman does not believe Queensland are headed for an Origin slump because of their ageing squad, and cites two Storm teammates as evidence of the Maroons'...
Michael Carayannis Beware James Maloney, the Queenslanders are coming for you again.
Phil Gould Queensland selectors have chosen only one genuine front-row forward for Game II of the 2013 Origin series.
Phil Lutton Greg Inglis says Darius Boyd, media recluse and Origin try machine, does all the talking he needs on the field.
Brad Walter Queensland make it eight series wins in a row as NSW squander a glut of possession.
Nsw 10 Queensland 12 ''It's gr8 m8, 8 St8 of Origins in a row.''
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Michael Carayannis Johnathan Thurston has called on Mal Meninga to stay at the helm of the Maroons as the Queensland legend ponders his coaching future.
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Glenn Jackson Before Australia decides, a decider. Backs to the wall has never been a particularly fun place for anyone playing Queensland to be, and so this year's Blues became the latest to be ambushed by a...
Roy Masters For the first time in Origin history, two players have been removed from a team by police action, producing a saga where rap sheets have become more noteworthy than stats sheets.
Glenn Jackson, Brisbane Backs to the wall has never been a particularly fun place for anyone playing Queensland to be.
Phil Lutton Queensland's worst fears came true in Origin one when Greg Inglis failed to get anywhere near enough ball to terrorise NSW. The Maroons have vowed to make sure history doesn't repeat in game two.
Steve Mascord The saving grace for NSW used to be that Cooper Cronk and Johnathan Thurston competed for the same position in the Queensland State of Origin side.