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State of Origin: why it means so much to fans

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Do you love State of Origin time of year?

State Of Origin III - QLD v NSW

For overseas readers, State of Origin is an intense, fierce  inter-state Rugby League competition between Queensland (Maroons) and New South Wales (Blues).

i love the State of Origin competition for so many reasons. If you have different or extra reasons – please share in the comments section below.

1. The humour and rivalry.

Personally,  as well as the competition of game, I enjoy the humour  competition and rivalry between opposing fans.

I’m a proud Queensland supporter – yet I appreciate clever one-up-manship or one-up-FAN-ship.

In Australia, the expression is to “give each other shit”. Some fans deliberately seek to enjoy the games with opposing fans to make the game “more interesting”. The banter is all part of the fun.


At the end of this post, I’ll link to a post about witty rivalry in the workplace.

2. the expression of passion

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