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State of Origin III by the clock

STATE OF ORIGIN III BY THE CLOCK

2nd min: NSW awarded the first penalty as Greg Inglis collects James McManus with a high tackle
State of Origin III by the clock
by AAP

STATE OF ORIGIN III BY THE CLOCK

2nd min: NSW awarded the first penalty as Greg Inglis collects James McManus with a high tackle.

10th min: Greg Bird gives away a penalty and Jonathan Thurston makes the Blues play as he dummies and then steps past both Blues props and squeezes his way over for the opening try. Thurston converts. QLD 6-0.

13th min: NSW five-eighth James Maloney gives away a penalty with a shoulder charge on Cooper Cronk. Thurston kicks the penalty from 11 metres. QLD 8-0.

19th min: Brent Tate knocks on a bomb from Blues skipper Robbie Farah near the Maroons' line, but NSW fail to capitalise and lose the ball.

21st min: Tate holds up Ryan Hoffman just short of the Maroons' line.

26th min: NSW profit from a penalty as Mitchell Pearce, Josh Dugan and Josh Morris set up winger James McManus for a try. Maloney misses the conversion. QLD 8-4

37th min: A kick from Farah deflects off Thurston into the Maroons' in-goal area and is fumbled by winger Darius Boyd, with NSW centre Josh Morris claiming a try, but the video referees see that Boyd reached back and got a desperate touch to ground the ball.

Halftime score: QLD 8 NSW 4

43rd min: Andrew Fifita offloads beautifully in the tackle less than 40 metres out from the Queensland line, but Dugan fails to take the ball cleanly with the line beckoning.

48th min: Thurston dummies and gets deep into Blues territory only to lose control of the ball.

51st min: NSW centre Michael Jennings spills the ball a few metres out from the Maroons line, as the Blues run on the last tackle.

55 min: McManus knocks on a Cooper Cronk kick near his own line but the Blues defence holds firm in the ensuing set.

60th min: A perfect pass from Cronk puts Justin Hodges over for Queensland's second try. Thurston misses the conversion. QLD 12-4.

67th min: Tate immaculately fields a high kick from Pearce on the last tackle to defuse another NSW attack.

70th min: NSW forward Trent Merrin brushes aside Corey Parker to smash his way over the line for the Blues second try. Maloney converts. QLD 12 NSW 10.

75th min: Queensland fullback Billy Slater is taken out in the air as he fields a steeping Maloney bomb. Penalty to the Maroons.

78th min: Pandemonium as Queensland prop Matt Scott crosses the NSW line while security guards chase a streaker, close to the play. The try is ruled out

79 min: A fired up Scott is stopped just short of the Blues line.

Fulltime: Qld 12 bt NSW 10. Qld win series 2-1. 


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