The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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The Warriors have crushed Newcastle and shattered Knights fans with a walloping victory of 52 points to 10 in front of a home crowd of 11,301 at Mt Smart Stadium tonight.
New Zealand enjoyed a majority of possession throughout the match (56%) which began after back-to-back penalties and good field position lead to two Wade McKinnon tries in the first 6 minutes. The Knights only managed to get a hold of the ball two minutes later, when they were given their first attacking opportunity.
Frustration and ill-discipline began to take shape of the Knights first half as the Warriors continued to slaughter the Newcastle defence by registering a further four tries to one throughout the first half.
The Warriors continued to squash the Knight