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Ryan O'Connell

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"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting." - George Orwell

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Five questions from State of Origin I

Five questions from State of Origin I

2 days ago

The Queensland Maroons defeated the New South Wales Blues 11-10 last night at ANZ Stadium in Homebush to draw first blood in the 2015 State of Origin series.

Are we about to witness LeBron James’ greatest achievement?

Are we about to witness LeBron James’ greatest achievement?

2 days ago

This may come as a massive shock to some people, but LeBron James is really good at basketball.

Where State of Origin 1 will be won and lost

Where State of Origin 1 will be won and lost

4 days ago

Unless you’re a Martian being held captive in a Siberian jail cell for impersonating Elvis, you’re probably well aware that the 2015 State of Origin series kicks off tomorrow night.

NSW Blues team for 2015 State of Origin Game 1: Expert reaction

NSW Blues team for 2015 State of Origin Game 1: Expert reaction

19 May 2015

The New South Wales selectors have announced the Blues team for the opening game of the 2015 State of Origin series, which kicks off at ANZ Stadium in Homebush on May 27.

My NSW Blues team for 2015 State of Origin Game 1

My NSW Blues team for 2015 State of Origin Game 1

13 May 2015

The first game of the 2015 State of Origin series kicks off on May 27, and coach Laurie Daley and team management will announce their squad for the opening encounter next week.

Time for a culture and perception shift for the NSW Blues

Time for a culture and perception shift for the NSW Blues

12 May 2015

Despite finally breaking the drought with last year’s State of Origin series win over the Queensland Maroons, the New South Wales Blues will likely field a very different team in this year’s series, due to a number of forced changes to Laurie Daley’s ideal line-up.

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