Billy Slater bids farewell to State of Origin as Queensland win

11 July 2018 12:14
Queensland Maroons 18-12 New South Wales BluesDaly Cherry-Evans scores on return to Origin arenaGoodbye Billy. And welcome back Daly. Queensland have provided one final highlight for Billy Slater, downing NSW 18-12 in State of Origin III in Brisbane to provide a fitting farewell and deny the Blues their first series whitewash in 18 years.While it was an emotional send-off for stand-in skipper Slater in his 31st and final Origin, it marked a happy return for Maroons halfback Daly Cherry-Evans in front of a 51,214-strong crowd. The polarising playmaker finally won over the Maroons faithful with a masterful display in his first Origin in three years. Related: State of Origin 2018 Game 3: Queensland Maroons beat NSW Blues – as it happened Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian