State Of Origin 1989 Series

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Game 2

New South Wales Origin 12 lost to Queensland Origin 16

Match URL
Wednesday, June 14th, 1989
David Manson
Sydney Football Stadium (Sydney)
Official Man of the Match
Walter Lewis
  New South Wales Origin Queensland Origin
  12 16

Match Stats

Halftime Score 6 6
Scrums 13 7
Penalties 5 3

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Laurie Daley   Michael Hancock
    Chris Johns   Wally Lewis
        Kerrod Walters
Goals   Greg Alexander (2/2)   Gary Belcher (1/2)
    Laurie Daley (0/1)   Mal Meninga (1/1)


Fullback 1. Garry Jack 1. Gary Belcher
Wing 2. Chris Johns 2. Michael Hancock
Centre 3. Andrew Ettingshausen 3. Tony Currie
Centre 4. Laurie Daley 4. Mal Meninga
Wing 5. John Ferguson 5. Alan McIndoe
Five-Eighth 6. Chris Mortimer 6. Wally Lewis (c)
Halfback 7. Greg Alexander 7. Allan Langer
Front Row 8. Paul Dunn 8. Sam Backo
Hooker 9. Mario Fenech 9. Kerrod Walters
Front Row 10. Peter Kelly 10. Martin Bella
Second Row 11. Gavin Miller (c) 11. Gene Miles
Second Row 12. Bruce McGuire 12. Paul Vautin
Lock 13. Bradley Clyde 13. Bob Lindner
Bench 14. Des Hasler 14. Michael Hagan
Bench 15. John Cartwright 15. Dale Shearer
Bench 16. Brad Mackay 16. Trevor Gillmeister
Bench 17. Alan Wilson 17. Gary Coyne
Coach   Jack Gibson   Arthur Beetson

Match Notes

- Allan Langer went off with a broken ankle on 18'
- Mal Meninga went off with a fractured eye socket on 29'
- Paul Vautin failed to return after half time due to an elbow injury
- Michael Hancock went off with a bruised shoulder on 57'
- Bob Lindner was stretchered off with a broken leg on 75'
- Wally Lewis' try was his famous individual effort
- Queensland coach Arthur Beetson declared Lewis the best player he had ever seen after this performance

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