THE fallout from one of the toughest Origins in recent memory has seen Queensland reshuffle their line-up into a tougher outfit for Origin II.
STATE of Origin returns to Sydney tonight with Queensland desperate to keep rugby league's showpiece series alive.
QUEENSLAND will have to overcome a 15-year Origin hoodoo to win this year's State of Origin series.
NEW South Wales second rower Ben Kennedy has pleaded guilty to a high tackle charge but will contest the grading at the Australian Rugby League
THE New South Wales Blues have scored a dominant 27-4 victory over the Queensland Maroons to win the match and the series at Telstra Stadium tonight.
QUEENSLAND is at the end of an era while New South Wales is just getting started, Blues Origin coach Phil Gould has said.
NEW South Wales coach Phil Gould says rain in Sydney today is likely to help the bigger Queensland forwards in tonight's second match of the rugby league State of Origin series.
NSW'S State of Origin triumph over Queensland has been soured with Ben Kennedy being charged with a grade one reckless high tackle on Maroons prop Steve Price.
TWO drawn results hit the headlines in this round of the NSWRL Premier League, with the Newtown Jets drawing with the North Sydney Bears, and the Magpies and Roosters also ending equal on the scoreboard.
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PENRITH has locked up one of the game's most exciting young stars, winger Luke Rooney, until the end of the 2006 National Rugby League season.
THE Sydney Roosters may have to jettison both their Kiwis props to squeeze National Rugby League (NRL) veteran Brad Fittler under their salary cap for the 2004 season.
MELBOURNE Storm halfback Matt Orford believes he won?t be left to shoulder the loss of Scott Hill alone as the Storm play host to the Tigers at Olympic Park this week.
BRISBANE will be missing Queensland State of Origin pair Ben Ikin and Dane Carlaw in tonight's National Rugby League match against the Sydney Roosters in Brisbane.
DRAGONS centre Mark Gasnier has been ruled out of tomorrow night?s Telstra Premiership clash with Manly at Brookvale Oval with an ongoing knee injury.