The blues have started the game pretty awfully. Damien Cook made the mistake first at the very beginning of the game. At 15 minutes after the game started NSW nearly escaped the attack from m Xavier Coats. Then the blues got their first penalty chance for the game.
At seventeen minutes Josh Addo carried to fuel up the match for the team but he was tackled by Philip Sami and Alexander Brimson. Then Queensland goes for this life chance but its Chery-Evans who missed the penalty. Luke Keary showed his true colour by hitting a Queensland defenseman. It created a lot of pressure for the defence side.
At the half-hour of the game, the blues showed great defence and wrapped up Brimson for a brilliant tackle.
After two minutes of the Queensland vs New South Wales game, the table turned for the blues and it was 4-0 already. Five minutes after shortly it was 0-10 for the blue again and they showed their true colours.
At 43 minutes of the game, Queensland showed a spark for the game when Cherry-Evans took a solo run for the game though it was recovered by the NSW quite brutally.
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The marrons fought back quite miraculously. At 27 minutes after the break, the marrons made it to 4-10. It was followed by Cherry Evans when he made the gap just four points.
At 32 minutes as hunt offloads to Cherry Evans, the game was replaced by 10-10 equalized. Game oN!!
Just a minute shortly after the equalization Cherry Evans made it to 12-10.
After the marrons made the match towards themselves, the blues started to play seven tackle set. But Capewell was there to save the day.
At 45 minutes of the game, Munster gets the advantage of Tupou’s offload attempt. It made the marrons 16-10 ahead making the result of the game quite obvious. Just after that like a never-ending series, it was again Cherry Evans who made their scoreboard 18-10 in favour of the marrons.
At the last hours of the game, Gutherson made a comeback for the marrons trying to fill up the game gap as soon as possible. Though Josh Addo Carr tried with his heart and soul to make the comeback sadly it didn’t make any difference for the blues.
The marrons left the venue with flying colours.
Queensland vs New South Wales second game of the three matches takes place on Wednesday, 11 November, in Sydney.
- New Soth Wales squad – Tedesco, Tupou, Gutherson, Wighton, Addo-Carr, Keary, Cleary, Saifiti, Cook, Paulo, Cordner, Frizell, Trbojevic
- Interchange – Walker, Haas, Murray, Crichton
- Queensland squad – Brimson, Coates, Gagai, Sami, Monster, Cherry-Evans, Welch, Friend, Papalii, Kaufusi, Hess, Faasumaleaui, Capwell
- Interchange – Hunt, Collins, Arrow, Su’a0.