BUMPER ORI­GIN QUIZ

Townsville Bulletin - - STATE OF ORIGIN III -

“Filthy Cock­roach” was a Queens­land news­pa­per’s front page head­line re­fer­ring to which player af­ter a re­cent con­tract con­tro­versy?

In an in­ter­view with law en­force­ment of­fi­cials, which for­mer Queens­land player re­cently named 12 Gold Coast Suns play­ers he snorted coke with dur­ing a three- day Mad Mon­day cel­e­bra­tion last sea­son?

Which Queens­land player was born in Arn­hem Land – ( a) Will Cham­bers ( b) Nate Myles ( c) Billy Slater?

Which for­mer New South Wales player re­cently quit the Palmer United Party? Who was Man of the Match in State of Ori­gin 2? Af­ter a se­ri­ous neck in­jury, which Queens­land player was able to play for another nine years wear­ing a neck brace de­signed by his club phys­io­ther­a­pist?

In State of Ori­gin 2, who be­came the sole holder of the record ( 16) for most ca­reer tries?

On The Footy Show re­cently, Ben Ross’s arm was bro­ken dur­ing an arm wres­tle with which for­mer Queens­land winger? Which venue will host State of Ori­gin 3? In the lead- up to State of Ori­gin 2, which New South Wales for­ward said that the Queens­lan­ders were ar­ro­gant, dis­re­spect­ful and grubby play­ers who could only win dirty?

Which iden­ti­cal twins played for New South Wales in State of Ori­gin 2?

Af­ter State of Ori­gin 1, who did Tommy Raudonikis slam as a poor leader who should never cap­tain New South Wales again?

The at­ten­dance at State of Ori­gin 2 was ( a) 71,513 ( b) 81,513 ( c) 91,513?

Which Queens­land for­ward, se­lected for ev­ery match this year, started the sea­son on the bench for his club?

In State of Ori­gin 2, whose run­away try was dis­al­lowed by the video ref­eree?

Which cur­rent Queens­land back played his first match in 2002?

Which Queens­land player rup­tured his achilles in State of Ori­gin 2?

How many of the 26 run- on play­ers in the inau­gu­ral match in 1980 were New South Wales­based – ( a) 5 ( b) 20 ( c) 25?

Which Queens­land player’s sea­son ended with a shoul­der in­jury in State of Ori­gin 2?

Lau­rie Da­ley and Mal Meninga were op­pos­ing cap­tains at which venue’s first match in 1994?

In each match this year, who has bet­tered the ca­reer record for most points? Ma­roon is in which Aus­tralian state? What was the score in State of Ori­gin 2? Which Queens­land for­ward rep­re­sented Italy in the 2013 World Cup?

Who scored the most points ( 10) in State of Ori­gin 2?

Which Queens­land player has been ro­man­ti­cally linked to Fox Sports news pre­sen­ter Tara Rush­ton?

Which New South Wales for­ward pulled Sam Thai­day’s hair in State of Ori­gin 1?

Who was in­el­i­gi­ble for this year’s se­ries be­cause of an eight- match sus­pen­sion for a dan­ger­ous throw in the An­zac Test?

Name the Queens­land half­back dumped for State of Ori­gin 3.

In 2014, who be­came the first to play in 20 win­ning sides?

Who was the first scorer in the State of Ori­gin 2 clash?

Jar­ryd Hayne re­cently signed with which US NFL team?

Which New South Wales for­ward re­turned to the field af­ter a painkilling in­jec­tion for rib car­ti­lage dam­age in State of Ori­gin 2?

Which Footy Show pan­el­list and for­mer New South Wales player re­cently spoke about his de­pres­sion and sub­stance abuse, and the dif­fi­culty of cop­ing with life af­ter football?

Which winger will make his de­but for Queens­land in State of Ori­gin 3?

Which New South Wales for­ward re­cently blasted the “drop­kick” fan who put a pod­cast about Shane Flana­gan’s com­ments on so­cial media about the player’s pos­si­ble rep­re­sen­ta­tive re­tire­ment af­ter State of Ori­gin 3?

At about 2.30am on the Satur­day af­ter State of Ori­gin 2, which New South Wales back was ar­rested and charged with of­fen­sive be­hav­iour and hin­der­ing po­lice?

On a re­cent visit to Bris­bane, which in­ter­na­tional re­li­gious leader proudly waved a Queens­land team flag?

Which 21- year- old New South Wales for­ward is 200cm tall and weighs 120kg?

What is the same sur­name of a cur­rent New South Wales and Queens­land player?

Which for­mer New South Wales player founded the nutri­tion com­pany that pro­duces the pop­u­lar meal re­place­ment prod­uct, The MAN Shake?

Which Queens­land player has the same name as the Aus­tralian golfer who fin­ished equal fourth in the 2015 US Open?

From 2005 to 2010, the wife of which for­mer New South Wales player por­trayed Martha MacKen­zie in the TV show Home and Away?

The 1990 Wendy Matthews song Let’s Kiss was nos­tal­gi­cally linked with which Queens­land player?

In State of Ori­gin 2, which Queens­land player was judged to have knocked on in the lead- up to the con­tro­ver­sial non- try by Greg Inglis?

In 1994, af­ter a plea from NSWRL chief John Quayle, which Premier or­dered a scep­ti­cal Mel­bourne Cricket Club sec­re­tary to al­low a State of Ori­gin match to be played at the MCG?

In the inau­gu­ral match in 1980, who was the first Queens­land player to score a try?

Steve Rogers had the same al­ter ego as which su­per­hero?

How many goals from five at­tempts did Trent Hod­kin­son kick in State of Ori­gin 2?

Which for­mer New South Wales “hitman” is mar­ried to the sis­ter of Greg and the late Ben Alexan­der?

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