The Blues person forced a decider with a ascendant crippled 2 performance, thrashing the Maroons 44-14.
NSW's ascendant show included a stunning Origin debut from Matt Burton, and an outstanding bounce backmost show from 2 effort leader Nathan Cleary.
Wide World of Sports' The Mole rates each 34 players who took the field.
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James Tedesco: Led the squad good and combined good with his wingers successful getting the Blues connected the beforehand ft from Queensland's kicking game.
Brian To'o: Won his conflict with Cobbo, stopping his other scoring erstwhile and scoring a effort himself.
Matt Burton: Justified his enactment and past some, scoring the Blues' archetypal effort and putting To'o implicit for the second.
Burton weaponry stuns commentators
Stephen Crichton: Came up with a atrocious miss connected Ponga successful defence that led to a Maroons effort but different solid.
Daniel Tupou: A arguable enactment up of Josh Addo-Carr, justified his spot with a good game, scoring a try, defusing bombs and making invaluable metres.
Jarome Luai: Produced a captious missed tackle successful Queensland's archetypal effort but much than made amends with a slick solo effort successful the 2nd half.
Nathan Cleary: Much improved connected his mediocre crippled one, putting Burton implicit for the Blues' archetypal effort with a clever footwear and past sending Tupou successful aboriginal successful the 2nd fractional for a decisive effort earlier sealing the effect with 2 quick-fire solo tries.
Cleary, Burton harvester for magical try
Payne Haas: Got the Blues connected the beforehand ft aboriginal connected and ran for implicit 100 metres.
Apisai Koroisau: Controlled play good from dummyhalf successful the archetypal fractional hr earlier being replaced by Cook.
Jake Trbojevic: His instrumentality made a monolithic quality to the Blues pack, giving it a harder borderline successful defence and attack.
Comeback antheral Trbojevic necks a beer
Cameron Murray: Copped a inexpensive changeable and went for an HIA aboriginal and wasn't arsenic engaged arsenic accustomed arsenic a result.
Liam Martin: Quiet crippled by his standards but made nary errors and succeeded successful niggling a fewer Maroons forwards.
Isaah Yeo: Played his nexus relation betwixt the backs and forwards to perfection and ran for implicit 100 metres.
Damien Cook: Carried connected Koroisau's bully aboriginal enactment to support the Blues going guardant from dummyhalf.
Angus Crichton: Brought vigor from the seat and came up with a effort to warrant his recall.
Junior Paulo: The biggest antheral connected the tract ran with powerfulness and purpose, gaining implicit 100 metres and getting immoderate bully offloads away.
Big man's unthinkable accomplishment goes begging
Siosifa Talakai: Only got 15 minutes of crippled clip but looked astatine location and volition beryllium amended for the experience.
Kalyn Ponga: Strong attacking game, throwing the last walk for the Maroons' 2 archetypal fractional tries, but mediocre successful the past enactment of defence.
Blues stroke up aft arguable try
Selwyn Cobbo: Came backmost to the tract aft his splendid debut successful Sydney, having occupation containing To'o.
Valentine Holmes: Put Munster implicit for a effort and ever unsafe to the Blues defence retired wide.
Dane Gagai: Usually an Origin specialist, was kept quiescent by the much-improved Blues defence and missed a game-high 8 tackles.
Murray Taulagi: Didn't get galore chances with Queensland's mediocre tract presumption but was coagulated successful a beaten side.
Cameron Munster: Again disquieted the Blues each game, scoring a captious effort and a menace each clip helium ran the ball.
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Daly Cherry-Evans: His kicking crippled was beardown but helium seldom ran the shot and was good out-pointed by Cleary connected the night.
Lindsay Collins: Only made 47 metres carting the shot guardant but came up with immoderate large shots successful defence.
Ben Hunt: One of Queensland's crippled 1 heroes was good contained and missed 4 tackles - including a mates of captious ones.
Josh Papali'i: Another Queensland guardant good down connected his crippled 1 heroics, making conscionable 37 metres and struggling with the gait of the game.
Kurt Capewell: Uncharacteristically quiet, making a specified six runs for 30 metres. Worked hard successful defence.
Felise Kaufusi: Scored the opening effort with a trademark burst but was past sin binned precocious successful the archetypal fractional successful a cardinal moment.
Blues people instantly aft misdeed bin
Tino Fa'asuamaleaui: Tried to assistance the Maroons but the Blues defence gave him small latitude.
Harry Grant: A menace from dummy-half but had fewer chances owed to Queensland's mediocre shot control.
Jai Arrow: Only played 27 minutes and didn't person overmuch interaction disconnected the bench.
Patrick Carrigan: The lone Maroons guardant to tally for implicit 100 metres and besides topped his team's tackle count.
Jeremiah Nanai: Fell into the aforesaid spread arsenic astir of the Maroons forwards with conscionable 4 runs for 30 metres.
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