A Maroons knock on ends the game.
SCRUM QLD - Addo-Carr attempts a barge over while 1 on 1 with Gagai, however he loses it in a the great tackle and is denied.
Tedesco puts in a grubber which Hess catches, before Tedesco strips it off him 1 on 1. Blues remain on the attack and camped in the QLD 10m
Mitchell gets a crash ball and barges over the line and very nearly scores.
Morgan receives a bad pass at the same time that the defence had run up on him. He got a good grubber away but it was too hard and went dead in goal.
Hunt kicks a 40/20. Here they come!
Campbell-GIllard just monstered Cooper!
SCRUM QLD - Maloney with another good kick finds touch again deep inside the Queensland half.
Peachey and Milford have both come onto the field for the final 10 mins.
Maloney from the left sideline just barely misses the goal.
Tedesco with a dummy half scoot through the middle, busts through the defence, bounces off a heavy clash and then passes to his outside support, with the ball eventually finidjnhg Addo Carr who dives over to score in the corner.
SCRUM NSW - Cooper gets caught with the ball near the sideline before being pushed out.
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SCRUM QLD - Maloney's downfield kick finds touch....just... 15m from the Maroons line.
Addo Carr takes a high ball in goal brilliantly. 7 tackle set for the Blues.
Jake Trbojevic passed the ball to Cleary and Inglis hit him so hard, Ivan will have to go to the Royal Children's hospital to collect his son in the morning.
SCRUM NSW - Munster looking for an offload, loses the ball forwards (according to the official)
DROP OUT NSW - Hunt's kick is taken by Cleary, who is then pushed back in goal.
Chambers kicks on the third and turns the ball over too easily.
Cook is down with a rib injury as Inglis makes a break and finds Holmes, who is brought down 20m from the Blues line
Cook with a great kick, dribbles an extra 20m downfield. Holmes collects it 10m from his own line.
Trbojevic again safe under the high ball despite heavy defensive pressure by Qld.
Maloney converts from the right sideline.
A Maloney kick results in Tom Trbojevic stealing the ball in mid air out of Holmes' hands before twisting and falling over the line to score on the right wing.
Tedesco makes a break through traffic and runs for 20m before getting tackled.
Maloney from the left sideline misses the conversion to the left of the posts.
Tedesco with a nice draw and pass off a step to Mitchell, who then twists in the tackle at the line and plants the ball down for a good try.
The Blues look to have struck back with some tidy ball movement on the Blues left edge. Looking at obstruction
Holmes from the right sideline nails the goal.
Hunt grubbers for Gagai who reels in the ball and scores in the corner
Chambers very nearly goes over, but a Maloney ankle tap denies him.
SCRUM QLD - Maloney's pass to Mitchell travels forward. QLD with a full set 40m from the Blues line
We're back underway. Can the Blues kids hang on?
Halftime as Mitchell and Chambers exchange Christmas cards.
An inside ball from Mitchell to Cordner is dropped by the latter.
Video has found that Addo-Carr knocked it into Gagai's hand, so no drop out.
DROP OUT NSW - Chambers with a rushed kicked and it looked for all money to go dead in goal, but it pulled up just as Chambers was bearing down on it, forcing Tedesco to take it dead
DROP OUT NSW - Another good kick, this time by Hunt which forces Addo-Carr to knock it dead.
The game is starting to open up a bit.
Addo-Carr again safe as houses under the high ball in the face of the Maroons defence.
Holmes lines up from right in front and nails the goal
Holmes with an intercept and he runs 90 metres to score untouched under the posts.
PENALTY NSW - A huge hit by Inglis on Tom Trbojevic gives away a penalty, for being offside. EVeryone had a loving cuddle afterwards to try and combat the cold Melbourne air.
Cleary's attempted kick against the grain is blocked as he gets crunched. McGuire falls on the loose ball.
SCRUM NSW - Holmes tackled around the collar of his jumper by RCG and he drops the ball on halfway.
Maloney slots the extras
Tedesco gets the first try of the Origin series. Cook exploded out of dummy half, pushed through some lazy defence, found Maloney who then passed inside to Tedesco who ran 30 metres to score under the sticks.
SCRUM NSW - Kaufusi with a good break and offload to Chambers in space, but he dropped the ball.
Maloney converts from right in front.
PENALTY NSW - Maroons defender holding down in the tackle on their own line. Blues to take a shot at the top from in front.
DROP OUT QLD - Maloney's grubber almost sits up for Cordner, but Hunt cleans up before being trapped in goal.
Addo-Carr gets through two tackles before the cover defence shuts him down before he can stretch out
Cleary with a nice short ball to a storming Cordner, who is held up over the line.
Frizell with another half break
DROP OUT QLD - A crafty grubber by Cook hits the ref before being forced by Cooper.
PENALTY NSW - The Blues now march into the Maroons half.
Hunt's kick fielded by Tom Trbojevic, who is then manhandled in an aggressive tackle by Inglis.
PENALTY NSW - A welcome penalty as the Blues will start their set 40 metres from their own line.
Maroons defence with an epic set, trapping the Blues inside their 30m. Holmes receives Maloney's kick and is tackled on halfway.
Hunt's grubber on the fourth tackle is cleaned up by Tedesco on his own line.
The first whistle of the night! PENALTY QLD - Blues inside the 10. Maroons with a full set inside the Blues 20m
Cleary send a high, long kick down to Morgan who dropped it backwards.
Heavy tackle by De Belin. FOllowed by Addo-Carr taking a good catch under pressure.
Tentative first set by the Blues. Cleary's kick swallowed by Holmes
And we're underway for State of Origin number 1
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Ashley Klein
Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Brett Suttor
Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea
Tries: Valentine Holmes, Dane Gagai
Conversions: Valentine Holmes (2/2)
NEW SOUTH WALES (22)
Tries: James Tedesco, Latrell Mitchell, Tom Trbojevic, Josh Addo-carr
Conversions: James Maloney (2/4)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1)