Official 2024 State of Origin

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Still can’t for the life of me understand how the **** capewell is playing instead of Fifita. It’s probably the most stupidest selection I’ve seen since nsw picked their captain to start on the bench.
 

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Still can’t for the life of me understand how the **** capewell is playing instead of Fifita. It’s probably the most stupidest selection I’ve seen since nsw picked their captain to start on the bench.
Being from QLD I was shocked too that he in Capewell got picked over D Fifita, however, perhaps because Capewell is a bit more of a utility then Fifita. We need more forward power then Capewell is though unfortunately. Tino & Gilbert are to major losses for us unfortunately.
 
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Being from QLD I was shocked too that he in Capewell got picked over D Fifita, however, perhaps because Capewell is a bit more of a utility then Fifita. We need more forward power then Capewell is though unfortunately. Tino & Gilbert are to major losses for us unfortunately.
you have a hooker & a back on the bench how much more utility could you possibly need
 

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Anyway honestly, DCE will only be around for another series or 2, who's going to be our HB after DCE? I'd presume it will be Sam Walker from Roosters but he hasn't even been brought into any squad at all yet.
 

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He's gone with the safe decision with Capewell, think its going to be the smart one also. Its a decider and the pressure is on after game 2. Although Capes hasnt been in great form or played much this season, he has experience on the big stage with finals and origin. He is also known to have a good workrate especially the one percenters, which can make a difference or change the game in an origin decider. They got speed and strike on the edges, they just need Capes to shutdown Crichton and do his job
 

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Don't underestimate Ponga roving around the middle of the ruck. He's pulled NSW pants down before...
By the time he comes on i think it'll be to late.

NSW are going to come out firing. And the players they've picked in the pack are all known to play long minutes.
 
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Anyone thinking Qld won't win the 3rd game has rocks in their heads.

The 50,000 crowd will ensure they get leg ups early in the game - the pressure will be too much for the ref.

NSW will find it hard going and while I definitely don't think it will be a walkover, I can see a Qld win by 10 points.

Not what I want but it is what I think it will be.
 

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If Qld don't get a lot of get out of jail free cards. NSW should win Monopoly in QLD. The QLD pack is garbage.
Every Second Chance card QLD draw will have the Get Out Of Jail Free card. Not too mention all the Free Parking spots
 
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