Brad Fittler's State of Origin gamble pays big dividends | Nick Tedeschi

The coach is being hailed as a genius with the Blues now heavily favoured to pull off an unlikely series comebackThe 2019 State of Origin series will head to Sydney for a decider in 17 days time after Brad Fittler’s monstrous Origin gamble paid off. The Blues coach rang in the changes after a horror...

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State of Origin Player Ratings Game II: New South Wales

There were some big performances from the men in blue! The post State of Origin Player Ratings Game II: New South Wales appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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State of Origin Player Ratings Game II: Queensland

This was possibly their worst performance since 2005. The post State of Origin Player Ratings Game II: Queensland appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

State of Origin II: Revitalised NSW smashes Queensland

State of Origin II: Revitalised NSW smashes Queensland

Smashed by New South Wales 38-6 in State of Origin II, Queensland skipper Daly Cherry-Evans says it’s an “easy fix” to reset and take the series decider. “We didn’t show up with the right intent to play footy tonight,” Cherry-Evans told Channel Nine in Perth after...

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2 days ago, The New Daily

NRL Straight Six: The key takeaways from State of Origin II

NRL Straight Six: The key takeaways from State of Origin II

Freddy knows best NSW coach Brad Fittler made a controversial seven changes after his team’s loss in Game I. Many thought ‘Freddy’ had gone mad. Freddy is not mad. Freddy is a genius. The biggest call was dropping the world’s best centre Latrell Mitchell. His selections were widely panned. But genius...

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2 days ago, The New Daily

Blues smash Maroons in Perth to level State of Origin series

Queensland 6-38 New South WalesTom Trobjevic scores hat-trick in rain-soaked clashNSW have kept the State of Origin series alive with a dominant 38-6 win over Queensland in a rain-soaked Game 2 at Optus Stadium in Perth. Each of coach Brad Fittler’s contentious recruitment choices paid off for the Blues,...

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2 days ago, The Guardian

State of Origin 2019 Game 2: Queensland v NSW – live!

Live updates from the game between QLD and NSW at Optus Stadium in PerthAny thoughts on the game? Email Richard 10.59am BST 5 mins: Addo-Carr makes up some metres down the left edge. Wighton follows suit and then the Blues spread it all the way down to the right and Tom Trbojevic gets over the line but...

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2 days ago, The Guardian

LIVE: NSW vs QLD – Game 2, 2019

NSW vs QLD: Game 2 - Sunday 23rd June 2019, 7:50pm at Optus Stadium. The post LIVE: NSW vs QLD – Game 2, 2019 appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

FINAL TEAMS: NSW vs QLD

LATE MAIL: The Blues have made a few changes to their forward pack, while the Maroons are 1-17. Who are you tipping to win? The post FINAL TEAMS: NSW vs QLD appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

Report: Pay facing the sack

Despite recently earning a one-year contract extension, Dean Pay's time at Belmore could be coming to an end. The post Report: Pay facing the sack appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

TEAM NEWS: Fittler preparing line-up shake up

LATE MAIL: Paul Kent has the latest on the Blues line-up for tonight's Origin II. The post TEAM NEWS: Fittler preparing line-up shake up appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

Teary Marshall guides Kiwis to emotional test win over Mate Ma’a Tonga

Benji Marshall has completed an emotional return to the Kiwi jersey, helping his side to a huge 20-point win over Tonga. The post Teary Marshall guides Kiwis to emotional test win over Mate Ma’a Tonga appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

Farah announces retirement from representative football

Farah's rep career for Lebanon is over. The post Farah announces retirement from representative football appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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2 days ago, Zero Tackle

Fiji put on a show as they batter a spirited Lebanon side

Tweet Fiji Bati winger Suliasi Vunivalu Led by scintillating doubles from wingers Maika Sivo and Suliasi Vunivalu, the Fiji Bati have easily accounted for the Lebanon Cedars. With a 34-4 score at half-time and a 58-14 score at full-time, the traffic was one-way throughout. It took just seven minutes...

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3 days ago, NRL News

Johnson masterclass guides Kiwis to solid win over Tonga

Johnson masterclass guides Kiwis to solid win over Tonga

Tweet New Zealand Kiwis half Shaun Johnson A dazzling hat-trick from Shaun Johnson has catapulted the New Zealand Kiwis to a comfortable win over Tonga in the Oceania Cup. Equally impressive in the Kiwis 34-14 win was Brandon Smith, who made the most of his time on the field with a quality display. Smith...

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3 days ago, NRL News

Fiji women begin their international foray with a bang after win over Papua New Guinea

Tweet Fiji Bulikula player Asipau Mafi Making their international debut, the Fijian women’s side have proven too strong for the Papua New Guinea Kumuls. Known as the Fiji Bulikula, the side is name after a golden cowrie shell, and they got their international tenure off to a perfect start. It was...

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3 days ago, NRL News

Takairangi the shining light as Kiwi Ferns prove too strong for Samoa

Tweet Kiwi Ferns player Kiana Takairangi On debut for the Kiwi Ferns in their match against Samoa, Kiana Takairangi shone from the front and guided her side to a comprehensive win over Samoa. Not content with just one try, Takairangi nabbed the first two tries of the game. With a dash of speed and some...

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3 days ago, NRL News

LATE MAIL: Fiji vs Lebanon

Both sides have finalised their lineups ahead of today's Test! Who are you tipping to win? The post LATE MAIL: Fiji vs Lebanon appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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3 days ago, Zero Tackle

Matthew Elliott: Stand by for an enthralling Origin II arm-wrestle

Matthew Elliott: Stand by for an enthralling Origin II arm-wrestle

With so much focus on who hasn’t been picked for State of Origin II many commentators seem to have missed the incoming players, the assets they bring and how they will be deployed for the vital clash in Perth on Sunday. The NSW selectors have been savaged for not picking a centre who plays in that position...

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3 days ago, The New Daily

Maroons release statement after Mbye found unconscious in team hotel

Amazingly, Moses Mbye had a near-death experience on Friday morning, but will line up in Origin II on Sunday night. The post Maroons release statement after Mbye found unconscious in team hotel appeared first on Zero Tackle.

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3 days ago, Zero Tackle

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