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Queensland started fast, were given the first penalty after four minutes, and nearly went over for the first try soon after as Corey Oates tried in vain to claw back a searching kick in the far left corner.

"They certainly weren't at their best and I think we caught Queensland on an off night", Daley said of his rivals.

Fresh off missing a combined 58 tackles as a team and being thoroughly outplayed Origin I, Queensland skipper Cameron Smith pulled no punches.

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NSW also found some inspiration in the man who sparked the Blues' last series win in 2014 - Jarryd Hayne, albeit at centre not fullback. One of his barging runs led to the first try.

"There was probably a 10-minute period where it really got away and they got three tries in a row, it was pretty disappointing", Morgan said.

"We'll have a look, I'm not going to make any decisions tonight or anything", Walters said.

"NSW just didn't give us anything".

"With all due respect to Billy, if Billy plays last night, I don't think it changes the scoreline dramatically", Walters said.

Man-of-the-match Fifita was the quickest to react to Justin O'Neill's knock-on as he stretched the gap to 24-4 with a deserved try before Jarryd Hayne touched down in his first Origin match since returning to rugby league following a spell in NFL on 60 minutes.

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The Queenslanders responded with a try but that was all the fight they could do for the scoreline.

But it was James Tedesco and Fifita who stole the show for NSW setting up the tries and ending the half, 12-4.

Lock Josh McGuire (119m), backrower Josh Papalii (109m) and Napa were the only Maroons to hit triple figures.

Thurston's likely return from a shoulder injury for Origin II in Sydney on June 21st and speculation Slater may join him already has Daley wary of another Maroons ambush.

Rugby League's State of Origin has once again swept all before it, recording another dominant victory in the ratings battle.

NSW played energetic and focused, if unspectacular football from start to finish.

The win at the MCG, however, had nothing on Wednesday night's flogging. "This was both. You were getting closer to the players than ever before by knowing things like how fast they were travelling and also innovation in terms being able to tap into Global Positioning System trackers in real time", Malone said.

Mitchell Pearce has returned to Origin in the best way possible for a Blues player - by scoring a stunning try on halftime in Maroons territory.

"We've got to sort that out with our ruck boys more than anything, before we can do too much".

"Once we make the announcement I'll go into a bit more detail".

On Wednesday, the Blues voided both the Maroons' mortgages and now they'll feel invincible and look nearly impossible to rein in.

"I knew when I got close to the line how special it would be to go and celebrate with them".

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