NSW make statement in Women’s State of Origin series opener against Queensland

16 May 2024 11:41
Record crowd in Brisbane watches as Sky Blues post 22-12 winThree-match series moves on to Newcastle on 6 JuneNew South Wales quelled a rousing Queensland comeback to win the opener of the first-ever three match Women’s State of Origin at Suncorp Stadium. The Sky Blues’ gritty, athletic victory was only secured in the dying minutes, after the Maroons second-half turnaround ended when Maroons’ Emma Manzelmann dropped a ball over the line inside the final 10 minutes.Although this was the first time a standalone women’s Origin game has been held at Suncorp Stadium, the clash has everything that could be expected from the famous contest between the states. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian