How playing the Penrith way saved the Origin series for New South Wales

The collective noun for a group of panthers is a claw but there’s never been a sighting of a claw of panthers in the wild. That’s because panthers are solitary creatures. They do not travel in packs — unless, of course, they’re the kind of panthers that come from Penrith. Betting on Penrith has been … Read more

The five moments that stood out as New South Wales won women’s Origin

New South Wales outlasted Queensland in another interstate battle royale in front of a record women’s State of Origin crowd of 11,321 fans in Canberra on Friday night. With staunch defence, brutal hit-ups and levels of skill to match, the game was a perfect example of why this will be the last Origin series that features … Read more

Best of five on the line when New South Wales meet Queensland in the women’s State of Origin

In the final year of one-off women’s Origin matches, and at two wins each for New South Wales and Queensland after four meetings, there’s even more on the line than usual when the rivals meet in Canberra on Friday night. Key points: Both New South Wales and Queensland have won two games each under the State … Read more