QLD win 2016 State of Origin series

The Maroons are no doubt still celebrating today after winning the 2016 State of Origin series overnight – the 10th series win in 11 years.

After claiming victory in Game One, Queensland maintained their momentum last night in Game Two, taking down the Blues 26-16.

Although Maroons skipper Cam Smith was named man-of-the-match, Dane Gagai has been hailed the hero of the game after he scored an impressive three tries for the Maroons, launching himself into the State of Origin record books.


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Following the match, QLD Captain Cameron Smith says his only regret was not being able to lift the shield last night – he’ll have to wait until Game Three to do that.