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State of Origin Game 1 Highlights

  • New South Wales have recorded a dominant 50-6 victory over Queensland in the 2021 State of Origin opener
  • The June 9 result was the biggest ever winning margin for the Blues
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State Of Origin Game 1
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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of 
 play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues  look on  before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues look on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons      arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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New South Wales have recorded a comprehensive 50-6 win over Queensland in the 2021 State of Origin opener from Townsville on Wednesday night.

Tom Trbojevic scored a hat-trick of tries and the powerful right centre won the best-on-ground award for Game 1.

All of the highlights from June 9 can be found below or played via the picture gallery at the top of the page.
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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of 
 play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues  look on  before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues look on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons      arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) +

    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of 
 play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the field of play is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A game ball is seen on the field of play before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fan Jason Davidson shows his support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of the stadium is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: A general view of an Origin display is seen before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues warms up before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues  look on  before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary of the Blues look on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: New South Wales coach Brad Fittler looks on before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons      arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Felise Kaufusi of the Maroons arrives at the stadium before the start of game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans show their support before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons coach Paul Green looks on before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Indigenous dancers perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas perform before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Latrell Mitchell of the Blues sing the national anthem before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons catches the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Apisai Koroisau of the Blues looks on from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons kicks the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jake Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tariq Sims of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues runs the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: David Fifita of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues celebrates with Jerome Luai of the Blues after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Xavier Coates of the Maroons and Brian To'o of the Blues compete for the ball is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Blues fans celebrate after Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues is attended to by a team trainer after a cut to his face during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues is attended to by a trainer during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues celebrates with team mates after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Tariq Sims of the Blues celebrate after a try scored by Brian To'o of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kurt Capewell of the Maroons celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues reacts during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Players scuffle at half-time during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Brian To'o of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Kyle Feldt of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Valentine Holmes of the Maroons is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Payne Haas of the Blues is tackled during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Joe Ofahengaue of the Maroons pushes Jerome Luai of the Blues during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Harry Grant of the Maroons looks on during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Josh Addo-Carr of the Blues and Kyle Feldt of the Maroons compete for the ball during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons players look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Daniel Saifiti of the Blues celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Tom Trbojevic of the Blues scores a try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues makes a break during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Maroons fans look on after a Blues try during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Cameron Munster of the Maroons looks on following game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Christian Welch of the Maroons watches the match from the bench during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues celebrate after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Liam Martin of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Latrell Mitchell of the Blues poses with fans after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Nathan Cleary of the Blues hugs his mother after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Brian To'o of the Blues, Jerome Luai of the Blues and Nathan Cleary of the Blues pose after winning game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Spectators are seen before game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

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TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09:  The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: The big screen is seen with the crowd attendance of 27,533 during game one of the 2021 State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on June 09, 2021 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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