PENRITH have taken the battle of the west tonight with a thorough 38-12 victory over a disjointed Parramatta side in front of 19,141 fans at Penrith Park tonight.
TONIGHT was the 100th State of Origin contest and it was a classic. New Souths Wales dug in with defensive resolve to deny Queensland in a 12-8 battle in front of a 52,111 engrossed fans at Suncorp Stadium.
BRISBANE have continued their winning tradition in Sydney's South West with a tough 16-14 victory over the Wests Tigers in front of 16,511 fans at Campbelltown Sports Ground.
MANLY Sea Eagles have produced a late fightback with a stellar field goal from Daly Cherry-Evans to win a close contest 15-14 in front of 8.655 fans at Brookvale Oval tonight.
BRISBANE have re-entered the winner's circle with a bruising 22-8 victory over a gallant Gold Coast Titans side in front of 31,380 fans at Suncorp Stadium.