The absence that really hurt Brisbane, forward struggles, and Shaun Johnson finally finds some form — here’s what we learned.
The absence that really hurt Brisbane forward struggles and Shaun Johnson finally

Broncos v Warriors: Five things we learned

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Queensland Maroons coach Kevvie Walters should show his team this footage to have them extra motivated for Origin I, writes Gorden Tallis.
Queensland Maroons coach Kevvie Walters should show his team this footage to

It’s payback time for rude Blues

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Who is our greatest Origin hero?
Maroons great Darren Lockyer reckons Wally Lewis will always be the King of Origin, but in terms of influence, Cameron Smith now reigns supreme.
Has Smithy gone past The King?
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Who is our greatest Origin hero Maroons great Darren Lockyer reckons Wally
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Rick McGrath
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Why was James Roberts on the Wayne Plane to Auckland with the Brisbane Broncos instead of preparing to line up alongside the Hayne Plane in a Blues jersey?
Why was James Roberts on the Wayne Plane to Auckland with the

Blues snub a boost for Broncos

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Gemma Gale
Bui Kare
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Have you been playing our State of Origin game, The Team of the Playing Dead? These are the scores you need to beat!
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Have you been playing our State of Origin game The Team of
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“I’ve been fortunate with the career I’ve had and anything I do from here on is an absolute blessing."
Ive been fortunate with the career Ive had and anything I do

Cronk could follow Thurston exit

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Matthew Littlefield
Rochelle Murray
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05/25/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
BYE-ROUND carnage has begun, with only four matches being played and all Origin players missing. It is lucky we have four trades at our disposal this week.
BYEROUND carnage has begun with only four matches being played and all

SuperCoach Cheapie Bible round 12

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Here is what every player in State of Origin earns. Three have cracked the $1 million per-season mark, others are bargains. And we have a NSW v Queensland verdict.
Here is what every player in State of Origin earns Three have

Origin rich list: How much every star makes

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05/25/2017 at 03:47. Facebook
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Devastated Queensland Maroons great Johnathan Thurston talks to the media after being ruled out of the State of Origin opener. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Roy Hennessey
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05/24/2017 at 23:53. Facebook
#BREAKING Queensland Maroons superstar Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of Origin I after succumbing to a shoulder injury.
BREAKING Queensland Maroons superstar Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of Origin

Devastated Thurston ruled out of Origin 1

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05/24/2017 at 22:37. Facebook
IT was the year the Maroons minted some long-time heroes and snatched a come-from-behind series win. We drain the memories and recount the dramas surrounding Game One of the 1987 State of Origin series.
IT was the year the Maroons minted some longtime heroes and snatched

The year that made the Maroons

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05/24/2017 at 21:21. Facebook
But this pic just never gets old.
But this pic just never gets old

JT, Pearce bury the hatchet

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Alanna Sherratt
Thandiwe Sarah Okello
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05/24/2017 at 20:25. Facebook
ORIGIN BLUE
Queensland coach Kevin Walters is facing a showdown with Wayne Bennett as tensions over the selection of Bronco Anthony Milford for Origin I reached flashpoint last night.
ORIGIN BLUE Queensland coach Kevin Walters is facing a showdown with Wayne

Great against great in Milford tug-of-war

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05/24/2017 at 10:41. Facebook
JOHNATHAN Thurston insists being in Origin camp will be the best thing for Anthony Milford’s development, saying the attacking sensation will return to the Broncos feeling “bulletproof”.
JOHNATHAN Thurston insists being in Origin camp will be the best thing

Origin will make Milford ‘bulletproof’

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05/24/2017 at 07:10. Facebook
Maverick MP Bob Katter has weighed in on the Queensland Maroons' Origin team, saying “Darius Boyd would not know what a linebreak was” and vowing to make a formal complaint to the QRL for overlooking Billy Slater for Origin.
Maverick MP Bob Katter has weighed in on the Queensland Maroons Origin

Mad Katter fumes over Slater omission

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05/24/2017 at 06:35. Facebook
From mentor to enemy, Kahu ready for Kearney's Warriors.
From mentor to enemy Kahu ready for Kearney's Warriors

Kahu primed for Broncos’ tough task

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05/24/2017 at 06:10. Facebook
Papalii finding form after putting personal issues behind him.
Papalii finding form after putting personal issues behind him

Papalii finds form after ‘black cloud’ lifts

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Harry Fletcher
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05/24/2017 at 03:37. Facebook
Marshall's experience key as Origin-hit Broncos face Warriors.
Marshall's experience key as Originhit Broncos face Warriors

Broncos’ cavalry arrives

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