South Sydney’s star centre Greg Inglis has made one of the greatest solo tries in the game’s history, brushing off seven attempted tackles to make a 90-metre run and score against the Brisbane Broncos last night.
In front 44,122 fans at Suncorp Stadium, an NRL attendance record since 1999, the 27-year-old’s solo effort was capped off with South Sydney’s 28-26 win over Brisbane but it also gave the NSW State of Origin Blues a preview of what they can expect from Queensland at the 2014 series opener on May 28.
Falling to defeat in the last 8 consecutive series, NSW chances to break the embarrassing track record is becoming increasingly unlikely with injuries casting out more key players.
Five-eighth James Maloney faces up to 6 weeks on the sideline after a suspected AC joint injury and centre Michael Jennings is out of action for at least a fortnight with ligament sprain in his ankle.
The two join Blues’ hooker Robbie Farrah on the sideline in what could be another blood bath for the New South Wales squad.
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