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In 1908, the first NSWRL premiership was contested in Sydney. It launched the breakaway game of Rugby League which, despite being written off as being over before it began, went on to become Australia's most revered and for a time, most popular winter sport. Queensland has always gone toe to toe with New South Wales, and they launched their first competition in Brisbane in 1909. But for 70 years, Queensland was treated like a second class citizen, and the only attention New South Wales gave was to poach their players and worse, make them play for New South Wales. It was a hiding to nothing for Queensland. Year in, year out they were on the end of the most humiliating thrashings in Australian sport. But State of Origin changed all that. In 1980, the new format came in where players played for the state they originated from and not their state of residence. Suddenly Queensland became the dominant state, winning a massive majority of the State of Origin contests of the 1980s.   

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State of Origin 2004 10 questions

How much do you know about the dramatic Origin series of 2004? Origin is rugby league at its best.
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State Of Origin Series: 2009 10 questions

Test your knowledge about the NSW vs Qld Rugby League State Of Origin series from 2009. Should be easy if you are a fan.
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State vs State, Mate vs Mate 10 questions

The State of Origin series is the biggest event on the National Rugby League football calender, even bigger than the Grand Final.
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Early Days of Rugby League 10 questions

"State against State", "Mate against Mate" began purely as NSW v Queensland - becoming "State of Origin" in 1980. How much do you know about the early days of the Cane Toads v the Cockroaches?
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State of Origin 1980-2001 10 questions

A simple quiz on the greatest challenge of all, the State of Origin between New South Wales and Queensland. This quiz covers the annual series from its inception in 1980, through to the 2001 series.
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