Game III, who will win, expert predictions, man of the match, first try scorer, score

It all comes down to the last 80 minutes of Origin.

New South Wales and Queensland will meet for the last time this year in Game 3 at a sold-out Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

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The Blues will be looking to build on their stunning 44-12 streak against the Maroons in Perth, but in front of a raucous crowd at Suncorp, the Maroons will be hoping for an eventual win to battle against the Shield.

Fox League pundits from both sides of the border have given their predictions for Game 3, who wins Man of the Match and First Down scorer while we wait to see who will claim bragging rights. Queensland star Kalyn Ponga, who signed a monster $5million contract extension with the Knights, has received multiple endorsements for a man-of-the-match performance with James Tedesco, Isaah Yeo and Daly Cherry-Evans identified as d other potential difference factors.

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COOPER HOOK

WHO WINS & WHY? queensland. A fine defensive performance in front of a crowded Suncorp will be enough to bring the Maroons home.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 19 – 18 NSW (Golden Point)

MAN OF THE MATCH? Ben Hunt

FIRST TRY MARKER? Josh Papalii

BILLY MOORE

WHO WINS & WHY? queensland. Crowd at home. Back against the wall. A perfect recipe for an upset Maroons!

FINAL SCORE? QLD 18 – 16 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? Daly Cherry-Evans (A captain shot is on the cards)

FIRST TRY MARKER? Valentine Holmes

BRAND ‘SPUDD’ CARROLL

WHO WINS & WHY? The Blues will end the series at Suncorp. They are bigger and stronger in all areas. It’s that simple.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 10 – 26 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? isaah yeo

FIRST TRY MARKER? Brian To’o

BRYAN FLETCHER

WHO WINS & WHY? The Blues. The loss of Cameron Munster will be too big an obstacle for Queensland to overcome.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 10 – 22 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? James Tedesco

FIRST TRY MARKER? Daniel Tupou

QLD trio who must stand up to decide | 02:38

COREY-PARKER

WHO WINS & WHY? Queensland wins because you can never strike out a Queenslander!

FINAL SCORE? QLD 22 – 16 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? Kalyn Ponga

FIRST TRY MARKER? Josh Papalii

Ben Elias

WHO WINS & WHY? This match will be played on the wire but I’m leaning the Blues to win in Golden point. Nathan Cleary, the ice man, will deliver when needed.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 18 – 19 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? Nathan Clear

FIRST TRY MARKER? James Tedesco

GEOFF TOOVEY

WHO WINS & WHY? The Blues will build on the momentum of Game 2 and Queensland will struggle without their main man, Munster.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 10 – 26 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? Api Koroisau. He will create chances around the ruck and make over 50 tackles.

FIRST TRY MARKER? James Tedesco

PAUL CRAWLEY

WHO WINS & WHY? New South Wales. The loss of Cameron Munster and Felise Kaufusi makes what was already hard work impossible.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 10 – 24 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? James Tedesco

FIRST TRY MARKER? Matt Burton

Hunt or Dearden? Slater does not say | 02:03

BRENT LU

WHO WINS & WHY? queensland. The Blues don’t often win at Suncorp and a sea of ​​maroons will bring the Queenslanders home.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 20 – 16 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? Kalyn Ponga

FIRST TRY MARKER? corey oates

STEVE BOY

WHO WINS & WHY? New South Wales. The Blues need to be wary of a lopsided penalty tally, QLD controlling the ruck and a referee who could easily be intimidated by the crowded Suncorp crowd. If they give even an inch of complacency, QLD will win. But in the end, I think the Blues have a much superior offense and will score enough points to beat QLD in a tight game.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 12 – 18 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? James Tedesco. I’ve never seen a fullback touch the ball as much as Teddy. He will lead them to victory.

FIRST TRY MARKER? Matt Burton, on the left side where opposing center Dane Gagai is vulnerable in defense.

PAUL KENT

WHO WINS & WHY? The Blues have the greatest talent and Queensland have lost their best player.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 6 – 32 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? James Tedesco

FIRST TRY MARKER? Jake Trbojevic

NATHAN HIND MARSH

WHO WINS & WHY? New South Wales. Purely because of the game two plan. The Blues will slow down the ruck and deprive QLD of the ball. In the end, Cleary’s running game and Isaah Yeo’s ball game in the middle will be too much for QLD.

FINAL SCORE? QLD 12 – 22 NSW

MAN OF THE MATCH? isaah yeo

FIRST TRY MARKER? Matt Burton