Maroons guns torched after humiliation

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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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NSW

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.

Rating: 8

Brian To'o: Won his conflict with Cobbo, stopping his other scoring erstwhile and scoring a effort himself.

Rating: 8

Matt Burton: Justified his enactment and past some, scoring the Blues' archetypal effort and putting To'o implicit for the second.

Rating: 8.5

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.

Rating: 6

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.

Rating: 7

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.

Rating: 7.5

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.

Rating: 9.5

Cleary, Burton harvester for magical try

Payne Haas: Got the Blues connected the beforehand ft aboriginal connected and ran for implicit 100 metres.

Rating: 7.5

Apisai Koroisau: Controlled play good from dummyhalf successful the archetypal fractional hr earlier being replaced by Cook.

Rating: 7

Jake Trbojevic: His instrumentality made a monolithic quality to the Blues pack, giving it a harder borderline successful defence and attack.

Rating: 8

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.

Rating: 6.5

Liam Martin: Quiet crippled by his standards but made nary errors and succeeded successful niggling a fewer Maroons forwards.

Rating: 6

Isaah Yeo: Played his nexus relation betwixt the backs and forwards to perfection and ran for implicit 100 metres.

Rating: 7.5

Damien Cook: Carried connected Koroisau's bully aboriginal enactment to support the Blues going guardant from dummyhalf.

Rating: 6

Angus Crichton: Brought vigor from the seat and came up with a effort to warrant his recall.

Rating: 6

Junior Paulo: The biggest antheral connected the tract ran with powerfulness and purpose, gaining implicit 100 metres and getting immoderate bully offloads away.

Rating: 7

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.

Rating: 5

Queensland

Kalyn Ponga: Strong attacking game, throwing the last walk for the Maroons' 2 archetypal fractional tries, but mediocre successful the past enactment of defence.

Rating: 7

Blues stroke up aft arguable try

Selwyn Cobbo: Came backmost to the tract aft his splendid debut successful Sydney, having occupation containing To'o.

Rating: 4.5

Valentine Holmes: Put Munster implicit for a effort and ever unsafe to the Blues defence retired wide.

Rating: 6.5

Dane Gagai: Usually an Origin specialist, was kept quiescent by the much-improved Blues defence and missed a game-high 8 tackles.

Rating: 4

Murray Taulagi: Didn't get galore chances with Queensland's mediocre tract presumption but was coagulated successful a beaten side.

Rating: 6.5

Cameron Munster: Again disquieted the Blues each game, scoring a captious effort and a menace each clip helium ran the ball.

Rating: 7

Explosive Ponga burns Blues

Daly Cherry-Evans: His kicking crippled was beardown but helium seldom ran the shot and was good out-pointed by Cleary connected the night.

Rating: 6.5

Lindsay Collins: Only made 47 metres carting the shot guardant but came up with immoderate large shots successful defence.

Rating: 6.5

Ben Hunt: One of Queensland's crippled 1 heroes was good contained and missed 4 tackles - including a mates of captious ones.

Rating: 6

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.

Rating: 5

Kurt Capewell: Uncharacteristically quiet, making a specified six runs for 30 metres. Worked hard successful defence.

Rating: 5

Felise Kaufusi: Scored the opening effort with a trademark burst but was past sin binned precocious successful the archetypal fractional successful a cardinal moment.

Rating: 6

Blues people instantly aft misdeed bin

Tino Fa'asuamaleaui: Tried to assistance the Maroons but the Blues defence gave him small latitude.

Rating: 6

Harry Grant: A menace from dummy-half but had fewer chances owed to Queensland's mediocre shot control.

Rating: 6

Jai Arrow: Only played 27 minutes and didn't person overmuch interaction disconnected the bench.

Rating: 5

Patrick Carrigan: The lone Maroons guardant to tally for implicit 100 metres and besides topped his team's tackle count.

Rating: 8

Jeremiah Nanai: Fell into the aforesaid spread arsenic astir of the Maroons forwards with conscionable 4 runs for 30 metres.

Rating: 4.5

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