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No denying Queensland's hold over Origin

Queensland have done it again, somehow mustering an unforgettable victory against all the odds, with a team many foolishly thought was not capable.

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Blues fume over Arrow's treatment of Tedesco

NSW halfback Nathan Cleary was less than impressed by the way officials reacted to Queensland forward Jai Arrow's treatment of a concussed James Tedesco.

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Blues coach Fittler works his magic again

New South Wales coach Brad Fittler has worked his magic again, tweaking his Blues line-up into a points-scoring machine to claim Game 2 of the State of Origin series.

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Cleary answers critics as Blues level series

NSW levelled the State of Origin series with a dominant 34-10 win over Queensland in game two in Sydney.

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Cordner rules himself out of Origin series

NSW captain Boyd Cordner has ruled himself out of the remainder of the State of Origin series after copping another head knock in the series opener in Adelaide.

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Holmes to make Qld Origin return

A year after returning to rugby league, Valentine Holmes is back in Queensland's State of Origin team.

Blues axe Keary, name Walker for Origin II

Luke Keary has been axed by NSW for a must-win State of Origin clash in Sydney, with Cody Walker named to wear the No.6 jersey.

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GAME I

With State of Origin, some things never change

There was a familiarity about State of Origin Game I with the underdog Maroons finishing over the top of the over-confident New South Wales Blues.

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NRL Round Table: Should we be excited about Origin?

ESPN's NRL experts Darren Arthur and Christian D'Aloia look at whether Melbourne Storm can continue their incredible success next year, should everyone be excited about the State of Origin and the rebuild happening at Belmore.

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Teams named for State of Origin opener

NRL Grand Final hero Ryan Papenhuyzen has been ruled out of the State of Origin opener with a calf injury while Coen Hess has been recalled and eight debutants named in Wayne Bennett's Queensland.

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