THE 2011 State of Origin series kicked off at Suncorp Stadium where the 52,144 crowd saw their home side scrape home to a 16 - 12 victory to continue their state of origin dominance
ON the eve of NSW origin selections, Parramatta travelled to far North Queensland to take on the Cowboys, where the Cowboys put on a fantastic last quarter spell to steal the game from Parramatta's clutches and win 40 - 26
A 34,322 strong ANZ Stadium crowd came out to see the much anticipated clash between the Bulldogs and the Dragons, where Dragons took what was truly a game of two halves 15 points to ten
THE Dragons came out to Kogarah's WIN Jubilee Stadium to play the Cowboys with a depleted outfit, but in spite of the scratchings put in a clinical performance to thrill the 13,056 Mother's Day crowd and take the game 22 points to 8
THE 2011 City Country game was taken to Albury's Lavington Sports Ground which greeted the sides with cold and slippery conditions, conditions Country made the most of, taking the game 18-12 thrilling the Albury crowd
AFTER being upset by the Warriors at home, the Storm helped AAMI Park reclaim its title of the Graveyard making minced meat out of their Newcastle visitors, defeating the Knights 42 points to 12
THE annual Anzac Day clash between the Roosters and Dragons was met with bleak weather at the Sydney Football Stadium but also some great football, where the Dragons took the game out 24 points to 10
NORTH Queensland proved too good for Cronulla at Toyota Stadium tonight, handing the Sharks their fourth consecutive defeat, a 30 points to 12 thrashing in front of 7,340 fans.
DESPITE Penrith's mountains of possession, fortress Brookvale proved exceedingly difficult to penetrate with sensational Manly defence ruling the night, where the home side Manly won 22-16 in front of 14,623 fans.
SLIPPERY conditions in Gosford failed to deter the Brisbane Broncos from a tidy victory at Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford where they defeated the Sydney Roosters 24 points to 6