2012 State Of Origin Game 2 – NSW Blues vs QLD Maroons preview

The NSW Blues and QLD Maroons will go to war once again on Wednesday night when 2012 State Of Origin Game 2 lights up ANZ Stadium in Sydney and Australia’s number one betting agency Sportsbet is offering punters a wonderful money back special offer on the second game of the series.

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State Of Origin Game 2 will kick off at 8pm on Wednesday night 13th June 2012 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney and latest Sportsbet markets have the Blues and Maroons at $1.91 each of two.

Anthony Watmough and Tim Grant (debut) come into the NSW Blues side for Origin 2, at the expense of Jamie Buhrer and Tony Williams, while for the QLD Maroons, David Taylor replaces Sam Thaiday (shoulder injury), and Corey Parker who was chosen as the 18th man, moves to the bench, with Dallas Johnson the new 18th man alongside Ben Barba, who is the 19th man.

In State Of Origin 1 the Maroons defeated the Blues 18-10 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne in front of a huge crowd of 56,021 people.

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State Of Origin Game 3 will take place on Wednesday 4th July 2012 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane and will be televised live on Channel Nine.

2012 State of Origin Game 2 Odds

Team Odds Line Points 1-12 13+ Over 34.5
Under 34.5
NSW Blues $1.91 $1.91 (0) $2.10 (-2) $2.80 $5.25 $1.90 $1.90
QLD Maroons $1.93 $1.93 (0) $2.10 (-2) $2.90 $5.25

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2012 State Of Origin Game 2 teams

New South Wales Blues State Of Origin team

NSW Blues Squad

Brett Stewart (Manly), Jarryd Hayne (Eels), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Josh Morris (Bulldogs), Akuila Uate (Knights), Todd Carney (Sharks), Mitchell Pearce (Roosters), Tim Grant (Panthers), Paul Gallen(Sharks), Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers), James Tamou (Cowboys), Glenn Stewart (Manly), Greg Bird (Gold Coast), Trent Merrin (Dragons), Luke Lewis (Panthers), Ben Creagh (Dragons), Anthony Watmough (Manly).
Coach: Ricky Stuart

Paul Gallen will captain the NSW Blues for the 2012 State of Origin series.

Queensland Maroons State Of Origin Team

QLD Maroons Squad

Billy Slater (Storm), Darius Boyd (Knights), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Brent Tate (Cowboys), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Cooper Cronk (Storm), Matt Scott (Cowboys), Cameron Smith (Storm), Petero Civoniceva (Broncos), Nate Myles (Gold Coast), David Taylor (Rabbitohs), Ashley Harrison (Gold Coast), Matt Gillett (Broncos), Ben Hannant (Broncos), Dave Shillington (Raiders), Corey Parker (Broncos), 18th Man: Dallas Johnson (Cowboys) – 19th Man – Ben Barba (Canterbury).
Coach: Mal Meninga

Cameron Smith will captain the QLD Maroons for the 2012 State of Origin series.

2012 State Of Origin Series Result

2012 State of Origin 1 Result

NSW Blues – 10
Tries: Uate, Jennings Goals: Carney 1/3
Queensland Maroons 18

Tries: Boyd 2, Inglis Goals: Jonathan Thurston 3/3

Played at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne in front of 56,021 people.

QLD vs NSW State of Origin recent History

2012 State Of Origin Series
Game 2 Etihad Stadium NSW 10 18 QLD 56,021
2011 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Suncorp Stadium QLD 16 12 NSW 52,144
Game 2 ANZ Stadium NSW 18 8 QLD 81,965
Game 3 Suncorp Stadium QLD 34 24 NSW 52,498
2010 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 ANZ Stadium NSW 24 28 QLD 68,753
Game 2 Suncorp Stadium QLD 34 6 NSW 52,452
Game 3 ANZ Stadium NSW 18 23 QLD 61,259
2009 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Docklands Stadium QLD 28 18 NSW 50,967
Game 2 Stadium Australia NSW 14 24 QLD 80,459
Game 3 Lang Park QLD 16 28 NSW 52,439
2008 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Stadium Australia NSW 18 10 QLD 67,620
Game 2 Lang Park QLD 30 0 NSW 52,416
Game 3 Stadium Australia NSW 10 16 QLD 78,751
2007 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Lang Park QLD 25 18 NSW 52,498
Game 2 Stadium Australia NSW 6 10 QLD 76,924
Game 3 Lang Park QLD 4 18 NSW 52,469
2006 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Stadium Australia NSW 17 16 QLD 72,773
Game 2 Lang Park QLD 30 6 NSW 52,468
Game 3 Docklands Stadium NSW 14 16 QLD 54,833
2005 State Of Origin Series
Game 1 Lang Park QLD 24 20 NSW 52,484
Game 2 Stadium Australia NSW 32 22 QLD 82,389
Game 3 Lang Park QLD 10 32 NSW 52,436

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