Super League Tri-Series 1997 Series

Game gf

New South Wales Origin (SL) 23 def. Queensland Origin (SL) 22

Match URL
Monday, May 19th, 1997
Bill Harrigan
QEII Stadium (Brisbane)
  New South Wales Origin (SL) Queensland Origin (SL)
  23 22

Match Stats

Halftime Score 6 10
Penalties 5 5

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Brett Mullins (3)   Steve Renouf (2)
    Matthew Ryan   Tonie Carroll
        Michael Hancock
Goals   David Furner (3/4)   Mat Rogers (2/3)
        Darren Lockyer (1/2)
Field Goals   Noel Goldthorpe    


Fullback 1. David Peachey 1. Darren Lockyer
Wing 2. Ken Nagas 2. Mat Rogers
Centre 3. Andrew Ettingshausen 3. Tonie Carroll
Centre 4. Matthew Ryan 4. Steve Renouf
Wing 5. Brett Mullins 5. Wendell Sailor
Five-Eighth 6. Laurie Daley (c) 6. Kevin Walters
Halfback 7. Noel Goldthorpe 7. Allan Langer (c)
Front Row 8. Glenn Lazarus 8. Brad Thorn
Hooker 9. Craig Gower 9. Steve Walters
Front Row 10. Ian Roberts 10. Owen Cunningham
Second Row 11. David Furner 11. Peter Ryan
Second Row 12. Simon Gillies 12. Gorden Tallis
Lock 13. Bradley Clyde 13. Darren Smith
Bench 14. Solomon Haumono 14. Shane Webcke
Bench 15. Robbie Kearns 15. Kevin Campion
Bench 16. Robbie Ross 16. Paul Green
Bench 17. Luke Priddis 17. Michael Hancock

Match Notes

Match ended in second period of extra time, with Goldthorpe kicking the winning field goal in the 104th minute of the game. Langer, D.Smith, Green, Lockyer and Ross all missed a field goal attempt, while Goldthorpe missed 2 field goal attempts.

It was revealed after the match that the TAB accepted bets for a drawn result, when it later became apparent that a draw was impossible.

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