state of origin

Pic special: State of Origin training

Pic special: State of Origin training

Check out the pics as the Blues and Queensland get down to business at training ahead of their first State of Origin clash. 31 May 2019
Ryan's State of Origin pep talk for Blues

Ryan's State of Origin pep talk for Blues

Socceroos star Mat Ryan knows a thing or two about seizing the moment and urged NSW to embrace the pressure of heading into State of Origin I next week.  28 May 2019
Queensland women to come under Maroons banner

Queensland women to come under Maroons banner

As of today the Queensland women’s rugby league team will be rightfully known as the Queensland Maroons. 26 Mar 2019
Ben Ikin to play Queensland PGA

Ben Ikin to play Queensland PGA

Former NRL player and now Fox Sports commentator Ben Ikin will join the field at the 2019 Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship presented by Toowoomba Regional Council at City Golf Club after receiving an invitation to play in his first ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia tournament. 9 Jan 2019
Top moments 2018: Rugby league takes centre stage

Top moments 2018: Rugby league takes centre stage

The launch of the NRL Women's Premiership and Women's State of Origin created history in 2018. 30 Dec 2018
Munster wants fullback spot

Munster wants fullback spot

Cameron Munster wants to be Queensland's starting State of Origin fullback next year. 19 Dec 2018
Lodge named in Emerging Blues squad

Lodge named in Emerging Blues squad

Brisbane Broncos prop Matt Lodge has been selected in the Emerging Blues squad for 2019. 26 Nov 2018
Pearce, Ferguson named in NSW squad

Pearce, Ferguson named in NSW squad

Mitchell Pearce and Blake Ferguson are back in State of Origin contention for NSW after being named in the Blues extended training camp squad. 24 Nov 2018
NSW shocks fans with two-blue Origin jersey

NSW shocks fans with two-blue Origin jersey

For the first time in the long and proud history of their state’s rep team, the New South Wales Rugby League added a darker shade to its State of Origin playing strip back in 1997. 9 Nov 2018
State of Origin ratings suffer drop

State of Origin ratings suffer drop

Ratings for State of Origin have declined with 1.3 million less people watching the series compared with a year ago. 13 Jul 2018
Cordner: Series win is 'a bit empty'

Cordner: Series win is 'a bit empty'

NSW skipper Boyd Cordner admits his team's State of Origin series victory is "a bit empty" after Queensland won the third game 18-12. 11 Jul 2018
Slater: NSW deserved their series win

Slater: NSW deserved their series win

Billy Slater retired from State of Origin on the winning side but says NSW deserved their 2018 Origin series victory. 11 Jul 2018
Fittler questions Smith's rep retirement

Fittler questions Smith's rep retirement

NSW coach Brad Fittler has questioned whether former Queensland captain Cameron Smith retired before the 2018 State of Origin series because he knew a Blues victory was on the way. 10 Jul 2018
The fullback life chose me: Billy Slater

The fullback life chose me: Billy Slater

As Billy Slater prepares for the final State of Origin game of his illustrious career, what can the Queensland Maroons legend share with us mere mortals about the occult art of fullback? 10 Jul 2018
Meninga defends 'ostracised' Cherry-Evans

Meninga defends 'ostracised' Cherry-Evans

Former Queensland coach Mal Meninga has thrown his support behind Daly Cherry-Evans before the halfback's return to State of Origin. 7 Jul 2018
Feeling Blue at Origin Two

Feeling Blue at Origin Two

New South Wales fans were out in force at Sydney's ANZ Stadium for the second game of the 2018 State of Origin series. 25 Jun 2018
Does this mean NSW finally “gets” Origin?

Does this mean NSW finally “gets” Origin?

It’s proven the ultimate troll of NSW throughout the Maroons’ decade and a bit of State of Origin dominance; that the Blues just don’t get Origin. So, after Sunday night’s series-clinching win, has the penny finally dropped south of the border? 25 Jun 2018
Pic special: Women's State of Origin

Pic special: Women's State of Origin

It was a historic night at North Sydney Oval on Friday in the inaugural Women's State of Origin. New South Wales took out their third title and will be the first to have their name on the new shield. 23 Jun 2018
Super Netball State of Origin

Super Netball State of Origin

While the State of Origin is going one down in Sydney, another battle will be raging up in Brisbane when long-time rivals the Queensland Firebirds and NSW Swifts come together. 22 Jun 2018
Player analysis: Kalyn Ponga

Player analysis: Kalyn Ponga

The former Australian Youth touch football rep is routinely referred to as the most exciting young prospect to emerge in rugby league for generations. Here’s a quick look at why that is. 22 Jun 2018
Billy Moore: Why I screamed ‘Queenslander!’

Billy Moore: Why I screamed ‘Queenslander!’

Even today, Billy Moore is the unofficial custodian of The Call. 13 Jun 2018