They may be the first Queenslanders to taste an Origin series defeat in nine years, but skipper Cameron Smith has warned against any wholesale team changes.
Thu 19 June 2014, 12:04PM Dan Walsh | Source: NRL.com
Two months. That's how long it took for unassuming halfback Trent Hodkinson to do what no other No. 7 could do for the Blues over eight years.
Thu 19 June 2014, 12:04PM Matt Encarnacion, Western Sydney Correspondent | Source: NRL.com
Watch Brett Kenny's try that sealed the 1985 series for NSW.
Thu 19 June 2014, 12:00PM Staff Writers | Source: NRL.com
Andrew Voss on the Blues' Origin victory, Hodkinson's goalkicking, the Eels' rise, Matt Bowen's latest supertry and more.
Thu 19 June 2014, 11:25AM Andrew Voss | Source: NRL.com
Maroons halfback Daly Cherry-Evans admits his falling for Trent Hodkinson's dummy is likely to haunt him for the rest of his playing days... and beyond.
Thu 19 June 2014, 11:19AM Dan Walsh, Staff Writer | Source: NRL.com
Luke Lewis has played just four games of rugby league since a bad shoulder in the World Cup but is now basking in an Origin series win.
Thu 19 June 2014, 10:25AM Chris Kennedy, National Correspondent | Source: NRL.com
NRL.com went behind the scenes of the New South Wales Blues' State of Origin II victory, talking to the stars behind the game.
Thu 19 June 2014, 10:15AM | Source: NRL.com
A proud Mal Meninga praised his Queensland team's performance despite going down 6-4 on Wednesday night and losing their first Origin series since 2005.
Thu 19 June 2014, 9:52AM Jack Brady | Source: NRL.com
Despite the lack of free-flowing play Origin II was a watershed game that will be remembered in history for all the right reasons.
Thu 19 June 2014, 6:59AM Matt Encarnacion, Western Sydney Correspondent | Source: NRL.com
It has been no accident that Queensland's eight-year long dominance in the Origin arena has coincided with Johnathan Thurston's coming of age.
Thu 19 June 2014, 6:41AM Jack Brady, Staff Writer | Source: NRL.com