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WATCH: Mitchell, Trbojevic put NSW ahead in the second half

Latrell Mitchell of the Blues scores s try against Ben Hunt of the Maroons during game one of the State Of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 6, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
Roar Guru
6th June, 2018

A quick pair of tries from Latrell Mitchell and Tom Trbjoevic put NSW back in the drivers seat in the second half of Game 1 of the 2018 State of Origin series at the MCG.

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Mitchell burst through in the 48th minute when the Blues were four points down to level the scores, and they stayed that way as James Maloney has unable to convert.

However it wasn’t long before Maloney was given the chance again as Trbojevic scored in the 51st minute.

This time there was no mistake from Maloney who nailed the conversion and put NSW up 18-12.