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State of Origin: Select your greatest teams from the last 40 years

Johnathan Thurston or Wally Lewis? Steve Walters or Cameron Smith? Brad Fittler or Laurie Daley? Bradley Clyde or Wayne Pearce?

Since the first State of Origin match was played in 1980 debate has raged in offices, backyards, pubs, schoolyards and across borders on who were greatest players to wear either Blue or Maroon.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Australia's greatest sporting rivalry, fans now have the chance to select their best teams and then compare them against the sides chosen by a panel of Origin legends.

We have created two shortlists for you to choose your line-ups of best Cockroach and Canetoad players.

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The same list was given to a team of experts - which includes Channel Nine's Origin greats Darren Lockyer, Billy Slater, Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler - to select their squads.

You are able to vote for your teams until November 2 and the fan-voted teams will be revealed on November 4 prior to this year's first Origin match. The legends' NSW team will be announced before Origin II on November 11 with the Queensland team 2 on Origin III on November 18.

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Not only will you be able to compare your selections with the best players who played Origin, but you also have the chance to win a fantastic Weber Store prize pack valued at $3500. To see the list of prize on offer, download the pdf.

To enter, opt-in when you select your teams. With Weber Store we've upped the stakes.

Share your teams and get on the BBQ with #steakoforigin.