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The end of an era or a blip on the radar?

It's a question we won't have a definitive answer for until the defending champion New South Wales Blues front up for Origin I 2015 after Queensland closed out the 2014 State of Origin Series with a commanding 32-8 win at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night.

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>>> Match highlights – Origin III 

Queensland 32 (Cameron Smith, Billy Slater, Darius Boyd, Aidan Guerra, Cooper Cronk tries; Johnathan Thurston 6 goals) def. New South Wales 8 (Josh Dugan try; Trent Hodkinson 2 goals). Penalties: 11-5 Queensland. Half-time: 6-2 Queensland. On report: Ben Te'o (Qld), Nate Myles (Qld), Josh Reynolds (NSW). Crowd: 50,155. Player of the Series: Paul Gallen (NSW).

Acknowledgement of Country

North Queensland Cowboys respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.