State of Origin 2
The NSW Blues defeated Queensland 6-4 at ANZ Stadium ending the Maroons series hold on the Blues.
The Knights' enforcer Beau Scott played an important role for the victorious side in the number 11 jersey. Scott was again tough and courageous in defence for the Blues,
Queensland winger Darius Boyd went into the match just one try away from being the leading try-scorer in Origin's history but was well contained by the Blues defence.
Both players finished the game without any reported injuries and return to the Club to be assessed before they are cleared to play in Monday night's game against the Cowboys.
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New South Wales- 6 (T: Trent Hodkinson; G: Trent Hodkinson 1/1)
Queensland- 4 (G: Jonathon Thurston 2/2)
New South Wales defeated Queensland 24-10 in the Origin curtain raiser match at Stadium ANZ on Wednesday evening.
The game featured NYC Knight Sione Mata'utia in the New South Wales representative side.
Queensland put early points on the board with a try from Lindsay Collins in the second minute.
New South Wales fought back with a try six minutes later from Tom Trbojevic.
Tries later from Latrell Mitchell, Jason Croker and a double from Matthew Duffy sealed New South Wales' comfortable victory in front of a vocal crowd at ANZ Stadium.
New South Wales 24 (T: Matthew Dufty 2, Tom Trbojevic, Latrell Mitchell, Jason Croker, G: Jackson Hastings 2/5)
Queensland 10 (T: Lindsay Collins, Kieran Duffin, G: Cooper Bambling 1/2)
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