State of Origin 3, 2007

Discussion in 'NRL / Southern Hemisphere' started by woosaah, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. woosaah

    woosaah Guest

    I know the series is decided but this game is on this week.



    what are your guys thoughts etc?



    Go the Maroons again : )
     
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  3. melon

    melon Guest

    I applaud you for the appropriate naming/setting out of the thread name this time round :p

    Bowen comes into camp for injured Lillyman and is coming off the bench. It just means more fire power for the Maroons. I hope NSW are prepared to be embarrassed.
     
  4. candybum

    candybum Guest

    mat bowen?
     
  5. melon

    melon Guest

    Yes...

    (is there any other player commonly referred to as "Bowen" who is good enough to play origin at the moment?:p)
     
  6. Juggernaut

    Juggernaut Guest

    I read somewhere that Hazem El Masri has been called up to the Blues squad as cover for the wonderfully talented Jamie Lyons. Looks like the Blues dont want another whitewash.



    MAROONS by 10.
     
  7. candybum

    candybum Guest

    go maroons! yeah matt bowen will score a try...

    and thats true, its el masri's origin debut i believe?
     
  8. melon

    melon Guest

    Yep El Masri is in for the injured Jamie Lyon.
     
  9. esoj

    esoj Guest

    luck called in as 18th man for queensland. costigan ruled out with a butterfly fracture on his hand (not acutally the bone itself but across the hand) dane carlaw the oringal 18th man is now promoted to the bench. should be a good game and hopefully the maroons can cut loose on nsw and get the whitewash
     
  10. melon

    melon Guest

    Woot woot! Remember last time Carlaw played in Origin 3? He scored that amazing palm off 30 or 40m try to clinch the game in the dying seconds of the match!
     
  11. shiznit

    shiznit Guest

    Carlaw really hasnt been the same since then... good to see him back though... also congrats to Luck. hes worked pretty hard for the warriors and its good to see that selectors dont forget you when you play for the warriors.
     
  12. melon

    melon Guest

    Although I want QLD to absolutely flog NSW, I would like to see El Masri play well. He has been waiting for years to play and has finally got the chance.
     
  13. sanzar

    sanzar Guest

    Great game! Probably the most thrilling of the series in fact and thank god El Masri got the chance to play! I'm a Roosters fan, but I've been begging for them to give this guy a chance for years and tonight he proved PRECISELY WHY HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE FOR YEARS!!! He did NOTHING wrong the whole game, saved two tries, scored 1 and kicked 3 convensions all from close to touch. The guy can never be overlooked again surely!
     
  14. melon

    melon Guest

    It was an amazing game. Hazem justified his place in the team with a great performance. You had to feel for QLD though, a 1 man bench for the majority of the game. QLD saved so many tries but they had to crack at some stage and they did in the last 7 minutes. My hat goes off to QLD for a gutsy performance, if the bench was full, QLD would have won. I also applaud NSW, especially Matt Cooper and Greg Bird who never stopped trying.

    One of the best Origin games ever played.
     
  15. orenofhowick

    orenofhowick Guest

    Awesome game. Al Masri's a hero. I just hope Tate's not badly injured, as he's gonna tear it up for the Warriors next season!
     
  16. melon

    melon Guest

    Would it really matter if he's injured now? He doesn't start training with the Warriors for another 26 weeks or so.
     
  17. 187

    187 Guest

    i only caught the first half, was pretty impressed with the intensity and entertainment of that game. i'm not really a league fan but it made for some good watching.
     
  18. it does matter if the injury is serious to tate..it could have long term effects on his playability and his welfare

    last nights game was very good...really really solid!

    steven price is the best prop in the rugby league at the moment..how does a forward,let alone a prop stay on the field that long in that intensity!!!...the man...a rugby league immortal one day?..hope so

    good stuff to nsw they won the skirmish..the maroons won the war!
     
  19. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    Hell of a game... best game I've seen in years
     
  20. melon

    melon Guest

    I agree with everything you are saying about Price, however I'd like to see Webke in ahead of him though.
     
  21. danny_bullen

    danny_bullen Guest

    Definitely a great game last night, gutsy effort from the Queenslanders with the injuries and lack of full interchange bench - as the commentators said the game will come down to the last 20min to see if Q could keep up the defense, and unfortunately they finally cracked.

    El MAsri has been overlooked too many times and great to see him get his shot, and yes he played well and kicked superbly.

    Bird and Gidley were fantastic for NSW and i thought willie mason was outstanding.

    The Queensland team can walk away with their heads held high after that match, id say there wasnt one Queenslander out there who didnt give his all and some....

    Johnson coming back out for second half after concussion played fantastically and i think the count was 28 tackles within 30minutes of second half which is very high.

    One of the great games.
     
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