Origin - Your Thoughts?

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What do we do with State of Origin?

  • Leave it as it is

    Votes: 18 29.5%
  • Stand Alone Series - End of NRL Season

    Votes: 19 31.1%
  • Stand Alone Series - Mid Season

    Votes: 12 19.7%
  • Scrap State of Origin all together

    Votes: 12 19.7%
  • Other (Discuss)

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    61

Eagle 1

First Grader
We have to much fire power in the fwds and the centres, the Blues should win this in a cantor...but then again I said this last year..mmm.
 

Cliffy's Jockstrap

Reserve Grader
Tipping Member
I feel like I have spent most of my life being disappointed by the Blues so it is hard to care very much. I just hope no Manly players get hurt! I would prefer it was played after the season ends so clubs don't get weakened so much.
 

40 nil

It's only a game ...
After witnessing a mistake riddled football game today, it will be refreshing to watch a high quality game on Wednesday night.
 

The Who

Journey Man
The lack of direction our backs showed in this match highlighted just how important DCE is to this team. Surely even Silvertails' most ill-informed DCE critics must now reconsider their opinions.
 

joeboy

Bencher
The lack of direction our backs showed in this match highlighted just how important DCE is to this team. Surely even Silvertails' most ill-informed DCE critics must now reconsider their opinions.
I agree we missed cherry. He has a lot of strong points. But the question really is did we miss a 1.2 million cherry more than we might’ve missed a 700 000 halfback given the increased quality in other positions we could then afford.

Hypothetical, and impossible to answer; but still a worthwhile thing to ponder
 

40 nil

It's only a game ...
The lack of direction our backs showed in this match highlighted just how important DCE is to this team. Surely even Silvertails' most ill-informed DCE critics must now reconsider their opinions.
I think we would have won comfortably today if DCE had played. I can't remember a more inept display by a Sea Eagles no. 7.
 

Mark from Brisbane

“ Boomer still Booming”
Premium Member
Tipping Member
Ive always been an end of season person , just too much disruption in the middle of the year.

And just one game , in QLD one year , in NSW the next.

And honestly , you may not want to hear it but Origin is largely about Queenslanders going feral for 3 nights of the year , and most don’t give a **** about footy for the other 362 days of the year.

At our annual caravan do ( yes in QLD) last night we had about 150 watching the game ,( the attendees come from all over Australia ) there was about 80% supporting QLD, yes even the ones from WA, SA, VIC. got sucked in.

They all dress up , wear their gear proudly , swear , cheer , stick it up the Blues in attendance and then go back to normality not giving a **** about the game week in week out.

It’s great theatre , they show great passion and they are all into it , yep “ feral city “ for 3 nights.

And it shows in their players as well , it turns average players into superstars ( for the night ).

I don’t think I’ve ever seen , or ever will that level of “ feralness “ in Blues land.

My interest in SOO really is at an all time low.
 

cc eagle

Bencher
Ive always been an end of season person , just too much disruption in the middle of the year.

And just one game , in QLD one year , in NSW the next.

And honestly , you may not want to hear it but Origin is largely about Queenslanders going feral for 3 nights of the year , and most don’t give a **** about footy for the other 362 days of the year.

At our annual caravan do ( yes in QLD) last night we had about 150 watching the game ,( the attendees come from all over Australia ) there was about 80% supporting QLD, yes even the ones from WA, SA, VIC. got sucked in.

They all dress up , wear their gear proudly , swear , cheer , stick it up the Blues in attendance and then go back to normality not giving a **** about the game week in week out.

It’s great theatre , they show great passion and they are all into it , yep “ feral city “ for 3 nights.

And it shows in their players as well , it turns average players into superstars ( for the night ).

I don’t think I’ve ever seen , or ever will that level of “ feralness “ in Blues land.

My interest in SOO really is at an all time low.
I agree with your last comment Mark, when tommy went off I was going to turn it off but lasted til halftime then changed channels
 

BOZO

Journey Man
Tipping Member
D is for Queensland state of Origin Dynasty
N is for Never say die Resilience
A is for the Awesome and Superior Maroons

Origin News: Ticket sales slow after AFL 'not real footy' sledge, DCE ...
 
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Rafferty

Mug punter
It’s not what it used to be, it was built on blood guts and tribal warfare, state v state, mate v mate, it has become somewhat sterile, it doesn’t excite me like it used to, I would be up for it and looking forward to counting the days down.
Not quite sure why I feel disenfranchised with it, but being honest, I’ve lost the passion for it, being a blues supporter doesn’t help, they just don’t seem to value it in the same way as the Queenslanders, anyway happy for Chez, he was great for them last night and deserves to enjoy every minute of it, we’ll done Captain.
 

Mark from Brisbane

“ Boomer still Booming”
Premium Member
Tipping Member
100%, or reduce it down to just one game a year, but that will never happen, howeveri it will still continue to suck the life out of the NRL competition every year, just so Channel 9 can win the ratings
And that’s why they pay the big bucks and why the NRL have to play three games to recoup the $$$$$.
 

Red Baron

Still waiting for Manly to win 80-0
That time of year again… I like Origin but would prefer it to be after the GF in November/December. Having it in the middle of the year is too risky because of the chance of key Manly players getting injured. However, it is highly unlikely the NRL will change this unless there is a massive petition.
 

manlyfan76

There is no A.I. Just better computers
Now that the Pacifica nations are much more competitive it's time to focus on that and not the states.

More Pacific tests.
 

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