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State of Origin revenue to break $100 million

State of Origin revenue to break $100 million

🕔14:29, 5.Nov 2014

  The impact of State of Origin on Australian – and worldwide – sport is set to grow even more next year, after it was revealed that the revenue the 2015 series creates will break through the $100 million barrier

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How healthy is international Rugby League?

How healthy is international Rugby League?

🕔12:59, 24.Oct 2014

The Guardian newspaper published an article yesterday on its website entitled ‘Rugby league’s international failure is spectacular’. It was written by an Australian journalist, Nick Tedeschi, a freelance writer whose frustration with the state of international Rugby League was plain

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Kangaroos and Maroons winger Brent Tate retires aged 32

Kangaroos and Maroons winger Brent Tate retires aged 32

🕔10:08, 3.Sep 2014

Australia and Queensland stalwart Brent Tate has called time on his 13-year career in the NRL after picking up a fourth serious knee injury in this year’s State of Origin series. The 32-year-old winger, who has made 229 appearances in

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Gallen ruled ineligible for State of Origin medal

Gallen ruled ineligible for State of Origin medal

🕔10:40, 29.Aug 2014

After his well-documented suspension for his involvement in the Cronulla Sharks’ controversial supplements program of 2011, the New South Wales Rugby League board (NSWRL) have ruled Blues captain Paul Gallen ineligible for the prestigious Brad Fittler Medal. Gallen – who

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Greg Bird invites Mal Meninga to ‘run at him’ after Origin III

Greg Bird invites Mal Meninga to ‘run at him’ after Origin III

🕔15:46, 11.Jul 2014

Fans of State of Origin will have no doubt been glued to their TV screens this past Wednesday, as Queensland restored some pride by beating New South Wales in the third and final Origin encounter of 2014. Even though the

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Six of the Best: State of Origin moments

Six of the Best: State of Origin moments

🕔11:11, 3.Jul 2014

This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues

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Cronk gets green light to avoid Origin whitewash

Cronk gets green light to avoid Origin whitewash

🕔13:56, 1.Jul 2014

Queensland half-back Cooper Cronk believes he will be fit enough to face New South Wales in the final game of the 2014 State of Origin series on July 9. The 30-year-old broke his arm 10 minutes into the first test

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Origin and Nines break records

Origin and Nines break records

🕔13:28, 19.Jun 2014

This week’s State of Origin match at ANZ Stadium has registered the highest TV ratings for any Origin match in the history of Rugby League. And it is the highest rating television show so far this year – eclipsing Origin

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Origin: Cherry-Evans favourite to start for Maroons

Origin: Cherry-Evans favourite to start for Maroons

🕔10:47, 17.Jun 2014

Injured Queensland half-back Daly Cherry-Evans looks set to return for the Maroons in tomorrow’s State of Origin test after he was pictured running without pain in a training session earlier today. The Manly Sea Eagles star, 25, was a serious

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Thurston: Origin scheduling “borderline ridiculous”

Thurston: Origin scheduling “borderline ridiculous”

🕔11:30, 12.Jun 2014

Reigning Golden Boot winner Johnathan Thurston is calling for the NRL to factor State of Origin into their scheduling, which he labelled as “borderline ridiculous”. Origin stars pride themselves on ‘backing up’ – playing for their club team the week

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