State of Origin Game I Preview

As we know, there are known knowns. There are things we know we know.

We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say, we know there are some things we do not know.

But there are also unknown unknowns, the ones we don't know we don't know.

~Donald Rumsfeld

Tomorrow night at 8pm, 26 men step onto Suncorp Stadium to sort out the first chapter of the 2007 State of Origin series.

There have been 78 matches in the history of this event. Each State has won 38 apiece, with 2 draws. In total, New South Wales has scored 1,242 points and Queensland has scored 1,236.

At Suncorp Stadium, there have been 39 games, with Queensland winning 23, New South Wales winning 15 and 1 draw. Of these 39 games, Queensland has scored 687 points and New South Wales has scored 571.

These are, of course, the things we know.

What we know we don