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James Tedesco swoops with 32 seconds left to settle thrilling State of Origin finale

James Tedesco swoops with 32 seconds left to settle thrilling State of Origin finale

In 80 minutes of high emotion, high action and huge momentum shifts, a final-minute try by James Tedesco saw New South Wales beat Queensland 26-20 and take out the 2019 State of Origin series. In a typically compelling and physical fixture, a capacity crowd of 82,565 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium had to wait until 20 seconds were left on the clock to know

Queensland cling to spirit of ‘95 in face of NSW's influential spine | Matt Cleary

Queensland cling to spirit of ‘95 in face of NSW's influential spine | Matt Cleary

I n 1995 during the vexed cluster of the Super League war, Paul Vautin led a team of tyros and try-hards into a State of Origin series without any News Ltd-signed players, notably Allan Langer, Willie Carne, Mick Hancock, Kevin Walters, Kerrod Walters, Steve Walters and Steve Renouf. And it was widely tipped that NSW would wipe the floor with them