Queensland Origin Players (Former Origin Greats)

Current and Former Origin Greats who have represented Queensland at State of Origin level since its inception in 1980.

Series Statistics

Game-by-Game summaries between Queensland and New South Wales, captain coach and referee records.

Medal Recipients

Queensland State of Origin’s most prestigious awards for players’ contributions to the greatest interstate rivalry.

 

STATE OF ORIGIN RECORDS – updated after Game III – 2016

Win/Loss Record
Played 107: Queensland 58, NSW 47, Drawn 2

Series Wins (1982-2016)*
Queensland 18, NSW 14, Drawn 2
*(1980 and 1981 one game only)

Record Crowd
91,513 at MCG on June 17, 2015
88,336 at Stadium Australia on June 9, 1999

Biggest Win (Queensland records)
52-6 at Suncorp Stadium on July 8, 2015
36-6 at Lang Park on May 23, 1989
36-6 at Suncorp Stadium on July 16, 2003
30-0 at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2008

Most tries in a match
3 Kerry Boustead (Queensland) at Lang Park, May 29, 1984
3 Lote Tuqiri (Queensland) at ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, June 5, 2002
3 Matt Sing (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, July 16, 2003
3 Dane Gagai (Queensland) at Suncorp Stadium, June 22, 2016

Most man-of-the-match Awards
Wally Lewis (Queensland) – eight

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
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 34 years 103 days, 2011

Youngest players
Ben Ikin (Queensland), 18 years and 83 days, 1995
Brett Dallas (Queensland), 18 years and 225 days, 1993
Israel Folau (Queensland), 19 years and 47 days, 2008

Most consecutive wins
Queensland, six (May 17, 1988 – June 28, 1989)

Most consecutive appearances
36 Johnathan Thurston (Queensland) – Game 1, 2005 to Game 3, 2016
24 Gary Larson (Queensland) – Game 1, 1991 to Game 3, 1998
21 Wally Lewis (Queensland) 1980 to Game 4, 1987
21 Danny Buderus (NSW) – Game 1, 2002 to Game 3, 2008
21 Petero Civoniceva (Queensland) – Game 3, 2002 to Game 2, 2009
20 Paul Harragon (NSW) – Game 1, 1992 to Game 2, 1998

Most appearances as captain:
Wally Lewis (Queensland) 30* (includes US game)
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 22
Cameron Smith (18)
Danny Buderus (NSW) 15
Brad Fittler (NSW) 14

Lowest scoring match
Queensland 2 def NSW 0 – SFS on May 15, 1995

Most Appearances
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
Greg Inglis (Queensland) 30
Steve Price (Queensland) 28

Top Pointscorers

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

Top Try Scorers
Greg Inglis (Queensland) 18
Darius Boyd (Queensland) 17
Dale Shearer (Queensland) 12
Billy Slater (Queensland) 12
Michael O’Connor (NSW) 11
Allan Langer (Queensland) 10
Darren Lockyer (Queensland) 9