State Of Origin 1991 Series

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Game 2

New South Wales Origin 14 def. Queensland Origin 12

Match URL
Wednesday, May 29th, 1991
Kick Off
8:00 PM (local time)
David Manson
Sydney Football Stadium (Sydney)
Official Man of the Match
Steve Walters
  New South Wales Origin Queensland Origin
  14 12

Match Stats

Halftime Score 8 6
Scrums 6 9
Penalties 5 6

Match Scoresheet

Sin Bin (10min)   Mark Geyer    
Tries   Chris Johns   Willie Carne
    Mark McGaw   Dale Shearer
Goals   Michael O'Connor (3/4)   Mal Meninga (2/3)


Fullback 1. Andrew Ettingshausen 1. Paul Hauff
Wing 2. Chris Johns 2. Michael Hancock
Centre 3. Laurie Daley 3. Peter Jackson
Centre 4. Michael O'Connor 4. Mal Meninga
Wing 5. Rod Wishart 5. Willie Carne
Five-Eighth 6. Cliff Lyons 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. Steve Walters
Front Row 10. David Gillespie 10. Steve Jackson
Second Row 11. Ian Roberts 11. Andrew Gee
Second Row 12. Mark Geyer 12. Mike McLean
Lock 13. Bradley Clyde 13. Gary Larson
Bench 14. Des Hasler 14. Kevin Walters
Bench 15. Mark McGaw 15. Dale Shearer
Bench 16. Brad Mackay 16. Gary Coyne
Bench 17. John Cartwright 17. Gavin Allen
Coach   Tim Sheens   Graham Lowe

Match Notes

- This match was played in pouring rain
- A brawl erupted leading into halftime which sparked a famous face-to-face standoff between Wally Lewis and Mark Geyer as the teams went off for the break
- Mark Geyer was suspended for five matches for a high tackle on Paul Hauff in the second half
- This match is also remembered for a matchwinning sideline conversion in the rain by Michael O'Connor

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