View Poll Results: Who will win State of Origin 2020?

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  • The mighty QLD Maroons

    4 36.36%
  • The shitty blue cockroaches

    5 45.45%
  • I like toffee or American sports

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    As a one-eyed Blues supporter. Every position in the Blues played better than their toad counterpart.

    Just makes you wonder if game 1 was rigged to ensure there's some interest in game 3.

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    or ...

    In most positions the cockroaches were allowed to play better than their obviously more talented QLD counterpart.

    QLD's scrum defence an obvious example.

    Just makes you wonder if game 2 was rigged to ensure there's some interest in game 3

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    Just makes you wonder if game 2 was rigged to ensure there's some interest in game 3


    Oh, David . . .

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    ^ Speaking of the Lassies ...

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    Women's State of Origin match kicks off in Queensland tonight

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    The New South Wales Blues remain undefeated in the history of Women's State of Origin
    , but the Queensland Maroons head into tonight's first-ever match at home as firm favourites.


    Key points:

    • Women's State of Origin is decided in a single game instead of best of three like the men's competition
    • NSW has won both previous women's SOO matches but Queensland is favoured to win tonight
    • The Maroons will be captained by Ali Brigginshaw and the Blues will be captained by Kezie Apps



    Both sides have been in camp on Queensland's Sunshine Coast for two weeks in the lead up, forced to share a hotel due to the COVID restrictions.

    HERE
    Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago ...


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    Question:

    I notice that KW is rooting for Queensland.

    Is that an expression of his affection for the northerners, or his dislike for NSW ?

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    Both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by helge View Post
    Question:

    I notice that KW is rooting for Queensland.

    Is that an expression of his affection for the northerners, or his dislike for NSW ?


    Probably his affection for the northerners ... everyone dislikes the NSW folk

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    Thank You to the ....both of you.


    everyone dislikes the NSW folk
    Not the first time I hear that.

    Has been warned against them.

    (the good people of Queensland told me, that most folks south of the border, were criminals.
    Bit difficult for me to believe at the time, but now that you give me the heads up too......)
    Last edited by helge; 13-11-2020 at 04:00 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    Women's State of Origin match kicks off in Queensland tonight
    10 mins in and nil all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by helge View Post
    Has been warned against them.

    (the good people of Queensland told me, that most folks south of the border, were criminals.
    Bit difficult for me to believe at the time, but now that you give me the heads up too......)
    Can't get past the Mini-Me thing, eh

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    Quote Originally Posted by panama hat View Post
    Can't get past the Mini-Me thing, eh
    Now now, Maxine

    My post above is actually true.

    I was warned against driving through NSW on my way to Perth.

    And I would be specially targeted because of the Queensland license plates.

    Aussies are weird, Max

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    Quote Originally Posted by helge View Post
    And I would be specially targeted because of the Queensland license plates.
    Rightfully so . . .


    Quote Originally Posted by helge View Post
    Aussies are weird, Max
    Yes, they are M-M, but that's their good attribute

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    Woman's S of O one off game was run and won by the Maroons.

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    Back to the serious stuff

    Queensland rings the changes for State of Origin Game III at unrestricted Lang Park, Blues name unchanged 17

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    Harry Grant's breakout 2020 season will end in a State of Origin debut as Queensland take a much-changed team into next week's series decider against NSW.


    Key points:

    • Queensland names Cameron Munster at 6 for State of Origin Game III, Christian Welch returns
    • NSW makes no changes to its matchday 17, with three changes on the reserves
    • Queensland Government eases restrictions on attendees at Lang Park, meaning 52,500 could be in attendance


    HERE

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    Women's State of Origin match kicks off in Queensland tonight
    Watched it, really enjoyed it too, those girls put everything into it and there's some surprisingly good-lookers in among them Great ball skills, I really hope male Union players were watching that and taking notes on how to catch/pass a ball.

    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    Key points:

    • Queensland names Cameron Munster at 6 for State of Origin Game III, Christian Welch returns
    • NSW makes no changes to its matchday 17, with three changes on the reserves
    • Queensland Government eases restrictions on attendees at Lang Park, meaning 52,500 could be in attendance
    • Ben Fucking Hunt finally ejected from the QLD team, the most useless cvnt ever to pull a maroon jersey on by far.
    FTFY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Headworx View Post
    Watched it, really enjoyed it too, those girls put everything into it and there's some surprisingly good-lookers in among them Great ball skills, I really hope male Union players were watching that and taking notes on how to catch/pass a ball.


    FTFY.
    The Women Cane Toads should just come back out next Wednesday. They were better than the men's team.

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    ^Agree totally. But, the women's team didn't have Ben Fucking Hunt play 77 minutes in their side yesterday.

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    The decider is tonight!

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    There is a bit of a controversy over here. Wayne Bennett is furious, because the 'integrity' of their team doctor has been questioned. H'mmmm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    Wayne Bennett is furious, because the 'integrity' of their team doctor has been questioned.




    (a good excuse for when the banana benders fail)

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    QLD 12 - Cockroaches 6

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    ^ beat me to it ...

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    Would have been happy if that was a no-try ... but the Irish are with QLD tonight.

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    getting darn close.

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    Queeeeennnnnsssslanders!

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    Not that we should bet on games but ...

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    Thank you Queensland ... might have a second beer tonight
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