What's the saying?I have to laugh at the experts claiming that QLD have no hope of coming back next year.
Just to play sliding doors; If you look at origin 2, QLD gifted NSW the first two tries with a piss poor turnover in scoring territory and an intercept. If you take those tries away and QLD actually score the tries that Turbo and To’o prevented then you have a totally different game.
For next year, QLD require the pack to stand up, with Grant included. They require the backs boosted by some centres, with Brimson and Ponga included. Munster and Fifita need rockets up their backsides. That’s 5 X-factor players who can all change the outcome of a game who should all be there. Any emerging young QLDers in the outside backs need to train as centres, as a 10+ year origin career is awaiting them if successful. I’m looking at you Mulitano….if they let you play.
Point being, for years we lamented the lack of competition at Origin from NSW. They have stood up since 2018. Time for the Maroons to reciprocate. With other young guns in the wings such as Walker and Walsh and QLD rugby league’s embarrassment this year, we could have a great series next year. Origin is far from dead.
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