Cartoon hate of State of Origin demands commitment and confrontation | Matt Cleary

10 July 2018 06:00
The series may have been decided already but there is no such thing as a dead rubber in Origin footballFor a variety of reasons the concept of friendlies to the majority of Australian sports folk is a foreign one. Be it the dearth of international football played, or some chippy competitive spirit borne out of convict anthropology, Australia doesn’t really play friendly matches. And in rugby league they don’t exist at all. Related: NSW on brink of State of Origin greatness, says Brad Fittler Continue reading. . read full article

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