State Of Origin 1990 Series

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Game 2

New South Wales Origin 12 def. Queensland Origin 6

Match URL
Wednesday, May 30th, 1990
Greg McCallum
Olympic Park (Melbourne)
Official Man of the Match
Ricky Stuart
  New South Wales Origin Queensland Origin
  12 6

Match Stats

Halftime Score 6 0
Scrums 9 11
Penalties 3 7

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Brad Mackay   Les Kiss
    Ricky Stuart    
Goals   Rod Wishart (2/4)   Mal Meninga (1/2)


Fullback 1. Andrew Ettingshausen 1. Gary Belcher
Wing 2. Rod Wishart 2. Alan McIndoe
Centre 3. Brad Mackay 3. Dale Shearer
Centre 4. Mark McGaw 4. Mal Meninga
Wing 17. Graham Lyons 5. Les Kiss
Five-Eighth 6. Des Hasler 6. Wally Lewis (c)
Halfback 7. Ricky Stuart 7. Allan Langer
Front Row 8. Steve Roach 8. Martin Bella
Hooker 9. Ben Elias (c) 9. Kerrod Walters
Front Row 10. Ian Roberts 10. Sam Backo
Second Row 11. David Gillespie 11. Dan Stains
Second Row 12. Bruce McGuire 12. Gary Coyne
Lock 13. Bradley Clyde 13. Bob Lindner
Bench 5. Andrew Farrar 17. Trevor Gillmeister
Bench 14. Glenn Lazarus 16. Andrew Gee
Bench 15. Paul Sironen 15. Mark Coyne
Bench 16. Brad Fittler    
Coach   Jack Gibson   Arthur Beetson

Match Notes

- Kevin Walters was on the bench for QLD but was not used
- This was the first Origin match played in Melbourne
- Referee Greg McCallum ruled Allan Langer stole the ball from Glenn Lazarus in the second half, the resulting goal putting NSW 8-6 ahead. Debate over the incident raged for days afterwards

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