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STATE OF ORIGIN RECORDS 1980-2016

 

POINTS BREAKDOWN
NSW: 281 tries, 265 goals, 13 field goals = 1,656
Queensland: 311 tries, 281 goals, 11 field goals = 1,808

 

MOST POINTS 
Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) 214
Mal Meninga (Queensland) 161
Michael O’Connor (NSW) 129
Andrew Johns (NSW) 94
Ryan Girdler (NSW) 82

 

MOST TRIES
Greg Inglis (Queensland) 18
Darius Boyd (Queensland) 17
Dale Shearer (Queensland) 12
Billy Slater (Queensland) 12
Michael O'Connor (NSW) 11

 

MOST GOALS
Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) 96
Mal Meninga (Queensland) 69
Michael O’Connor (NSW) 42
Andrew Johns (NSW) 37
Ryan Girdler (NSW) 27

 

MOST APPERANCES
Cameron Smith (Queensland) 39
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 36
Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) 36
Allan Langer (Queensland) 34
Petero Civoniceva (Queensland) 33
Mal Meninga (Queensland) 32
Brad Fittler (NSW) 31
Wally Lewis (Queensland) 31
Nate Myles (Queensland) 31

 

MOST APPEARANCES AS CAPTAIN
Wally Lewis (Queensland) 30
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 22
Cameron Smith (Queensland) 18
Paul Gallen (NSW) 16
Danny Buderus (NSW) 15
Brad Fittler (NSW) 14

 

MOST CONSECUTIVE APPERANCES
36 Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) - Game 1, 2005 to Game 3, 2016
24 Gary Larson (Queensland) – Game 1, 1991 to Game 3, 1998
26 Darius Boyd (Queensland) - Game 2, 2008 to Game 3, 2016
21 Wally Lewis (Queensland) 1980 to Game 4, 1987
21 Danny Buderus (NSW) – Game 1, 2002 to Game 3, 2008
21 Petero Civoneciva (Queensland) - Game 3, 2002 to Game 2, 2009
20 Paul Harragon (NSW) – Game 1, 1992 to Game 2, 1998
20 Cameron Smith (NSW) - Game 2, 2010 to Game 3, 2016

 

MOST GAMES AS COACH
30 Mal Meninga (Queensland)
24 Phil Gould (NSW)
22 Wayne Bennett (Queensland)
16 Arthur Beetson (Queensland)

 

BIGGEST WINS – NSW
56-16 at Stadium Australia, June 7, 2000
32-4 at Stadium Australia, May 22, 2002
27-4 at Telstra Stadium, June 25, 2003
36-14 at Telstra Stadium, July 7, 2004
32-10 at Suncorp Stadium, July 6, 2005

 

BIGGEST WINS – QLD
52-6 at Suncorp Stadium, July 8, 2015
36-6 at Lang Park, May 23, 1989
36-6 at Suncorp Stadium, July 16, 2003
30-0 at Suncorp Stadium, June 11, 2008

 

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAME WINS
NSW - 5 (Game 1, 1996 to Game 2, 1997)

 

HIGHEST AGGREGATE SCORES
72 NSW 56, Queensland 16, Stadium Australia, June 7, 2000
65 Queensland 43, NSW 22 at Lang Park, June 28, 1983
60 Queensland 38, NSW 22 at Sydney Football Stadium, June 21, 1988

 

LOWEST AGGREGATE SCORES
2 Queensland 2, NSW 0 at Sydney Football Stadium, May 15, 1995
8 NSW 8, Queensland 0 at Sydney Football Stadium, May 9, 1990
9 Queensland 5, NSW 4 at Lang Park, May 20, 1992

 

MOST POINTS IN A MATCH
32 Ryan Girdler (NSW) at Stadium Australia, June 7, 2000 (4T, 10G)
18 Michael O’Connor (NSW) at Lang Park, May 28, 1985 (2T, 5G)
18 Lote Tuqiri (Queensland) at ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, June 5, 2002 (3T, 3G)
18 Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, July 8, 2015 (9G)

 

MOST TRIES IN A MATCH
3 Chris Anderson (NSW) at Lang Park, June 28, 1983
3 Kerry Boustead (Queensland) at Lang Park, May 29, 1984
3 Ryan Girdler (NSW) at Stadium Australia, June 7, 2000
3 Lote Tuqiri (Queensland) at ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, June 5, 2002
3 Matt Sing (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, July 16, 2003
3 Matt King (NSW) at Suncorp Stadium, July 6, 2005
3 Dane Gagai (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, June 22, 2016

 

MOST GOALS IN A MATCH
10 Ryan Girdler (NSW) at Stadium Australia, June 7 2000
9 Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, July 8, 2015 

 

MOST POINTS IN A SERIES
52 Ryan Girdler (NSW), 2000 (5T, 16G)
34 Darren Lockyer (Queensland), 2001 (3T, 11G)
30 Mal Meninga (Queensland), 1983 (1T, 13G)
28 Michael O’Connor (NSW), 1985 (2T, 10G)
† Michael O’Connor scored 42 points in 1987 (3T, 10G) but this included the non-series game in California

 

MOST TRIES IN A SERIES
5 Ryan Girdler (NSW), 2000
5 Lote Tuqiri (Queensland), 2000
† Dale Shearer scored four tries in 1987 but this included the non-series game in California

 

MOST GOALS IN A SERIES
16 Ryan Girdler (NSW), 2000
13 Mal Meninga (Queensland), 1983
13 Johnathan Thurston (Queensland), 2015
† Michael O’Connor kicked 10 goals in 1987 but this included the non-series game in California

 

RECORD CROWDS
91,513 at MCG, Melbourne, June 17, 2015
88,336 at Stadium Australia, Sydney, June 9, 1999
87,161 at MCG, Melbourne, June 8, 1994
83,813 at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, July 17, 2013
83,421 at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, June 18, 2014
83,110 at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, June 13, 2012
82,487 at Telstra Stadium, Sydney, July 7, 2004
82,389 at Telstra Stadium, Sydney, June 15, 2005
80,459 at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, June 24, 2009

Record crowd in Brisbane: 52,500 at Suncorp Stadium, July 8, 2015

 

SERIES RESULTS
1982 Queensland 2-1
1983 Queensland 2-1
1984 Queensland 2-1
1985 NSW 2-1
1986 NSW 3-0
1987 Queensland 2-1
1988 Queensland 3-0
1989 Queensland 3-0
1990 NSW 2-1
1991 Queensland 2-1
1992 NSW 2-1
1993 NSW 2-1
1994 NSW 2-1
1995 Queensland 3-0
1996 NSW 3-0
1997 NSW 2-1
1998 Queensland 2-1
1999 Drawn 1-all
2000 NSW 3-0
2001 Queensland 2-1
2002 Drawn 1-all
2003 NSW 2-1
2004 NSW 2-1
2005 NSW 2-1
2006 Queensland 2-1
2007 Queensland 2-1
2008 Queensland 2-1
2009 Queensland 2-1
2010 Queensland 3-0
2011 Queensland 2-1
2012 Queensland 2-1
2013 Queensland 2-1
2014 NSW 2-1
2015 Queensland 2-1
2016 Queensland 2-1

Summary: Queensland 20 series wins, New South Wales 12, drawn 2

 

MOST CONSECUTIVE SERIES WINS
8 Queensland 2006-13
3 Queensland 1982-84
3 Queensland 1987-89
3 NSW 1992-94
3 NSW 2003-05

 

SERIES CLEAN-SWEEPS
1986 NSW
1988 Queensland
1989 Queensland
1995 Queensland
1996 NSW
2000 NSW
2010 Queensland

 

TOTAL PLAYERS USED
New South Wales 265
Queensland 184

 

OLDEST PLAYERS
Petero Civoniceva (Queensland) 36 years and 74 days, 2012
Allan Langer (Queensland) 35 years and 331 days, 2002
Arthur Beetson (Queensland) 35 years and 168 days, 1980†
Steve Price (Queensland) 35 years and 125 days, 2009
John Ferguson (NSW) 34 years and 348 days, 1989
Paul Gallen (NSW) 34 years and 343 days, 2016
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 34 years and 103 days, 2011
Corey Parker (Queensland) 34 years and 69 days, 2016

† Debut

 

YOUNGEST PLAYERS
Ben Ikin (Queensland), 18 years and 83 days, 1995
Brad Fittler (NSW), 18 years and 114 days, 1990
Brett Dallas (Queensland), 18 years and 225 days, 1993
William Hopoate (NSW), 19 years and 37 days, 2011
Israel Folau (Queensland), 19 years and 47 days, 2008
Mitchell Pearce (NSW), 19 years and 86 days, 2008
Jarryd Hayne (NSW), 19 years and 97 days, 2007
Lindsay Johnston (NSW), 19 years and 107 days, 1983
Bradley Clyde (NSW), 19 years and 116 days, 1989

 

RECORD CLUB REPRESENTATION
Brisbane Broncos, with 11 players: On five occasions: 2001 (Game 1), 2002 (Game 1), 2002 (Game 3), 2003 (Game 1), 2003 (Game 2)

 

FIRST QUEENSLAND-BASED PLAYER IN NSW TEAM
Chris Johns (Broncos) on May 23, 1989

 

QUEENSLAND-BASED PLAYERS TO REPRESENT NSW
Terry Matterson (Brisbane), Glenn Lazarus (Brisbane), Tim Brasher (North Queensland), Luke Priddis (Brisbane), Michael De Vere (Brisbane), Luke O’Donnell (North Queensland), Luke Bailey (Gold Coast), Anthony Laffranchi (Gold Coast), Peter Wallace (Brisbane), Greg Bird (Gold Coast), James Tamou (North Queensland)

 

MOST MAN OF THE MATCH AWARDS
8 Wally Lewis (Queensland)

 

MOST GAMES BY REFEREE
21 Bill Harrigan (1991-2003)
13 Tony Archer (2008-12)
12 Shane Hayne (2007-13)
10 David Manson (1990-97)
9 Barry Gomersall (1982-88)

 

Source: David Middleton League Information Services
Updated 29/9/16