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Origin - By the clock

A by the clock break down of the firsthalf of State of Origin 2012.

5th minute: Queensland prop Matt Scott loses the ball trying to offload inside the Maroons' own half.

6th minute: NSW winger Akuila Uate outjumps opposite Darius Boyd to score in the corner off hooker Robbie Farah's crossfield kick.

7th minute: Blues five-eighth Todd Carney misses conversion from sideline with a wobbly attempt. NSW 4 Queensland 0.

15th minute: Maroons centre Greg Inglis tackled into touch in good cover effort from opposite Josh Morris 15m from NSW line.

17th minute: Blues hooker Robbie Farah held up over the Maroons tryline by Scott in a great effort after he got his hands under the football.

18th minute: Queensland centre Justin Hodges loses the ball forward 10m from NSW line after bomb from halfback Cooper Cronk with his side on the attack.

22nd minute: NSW centre Michael Jennings gets 10 minutes in the sin bin for running in and punching Queensland winger Brent Tate after Scott and Blues lock Greg Bird engage in some push and shove.

24th minute: Tate in the clear and looked like scoring but taken out into the corner post in good cover effort from Blues opposite Jarryd Hayne.

26th minute: Slater brilliant no-look pass puts Boyd over for a try on the Maroons' left-hand edge. Uate left isolated in defence.

27th minute: Maroons five-eighth Johnathan Thurston converts the try from the sideline. Queensland 6 NSW 4.

31st minute: Carney fails to find touch off a Blues penalty.

35th minute: Carney loses football in play-the-ball 40m from Queensland line. Gives Maroons great attacking opportunity.

38th minute: Queensland get penalty due to Bird lifting Maroons halfback Cooper Cronk in dangerous tackle.

39th minute: Thurston drifts across field and triple pumps the ball before unloading to Boyd for Queensland's second try again on their attacking left side. Again Uate left isolated in defence.

40th minute: Another sound Thurston conversion from the sideline. Queensland 12 NSW 6

43rd: Blues halfback Mitchell Pearce kicks and Slater drops his third bomb of the night. Jennings collects loose ball to run away and score.

44th minute: Carney converts try from in front. Queensland 12 NSW 10.

59th minute: Pearce gets arm free and sets up Hayne with a nice offload. Hayne grubbers for flying fullback Brett Stewart who looked like he scored but Maroons secondrower Sam Thaiday got there first to ground the ball and force a dropout.

71st minute: Scott shows great desperation to dive on a loose Glenn Stewart pass with NSW pressing and 40m out from scoring.

73rd minute: Cronk crossfield kick picked up by Inglis but ball kicked out of his hands by Farah and awarded a try. Blues captain Paul Gallen blows up at "ridiculous" decision after it looked like Inglis knocked on.

74th minute: Thurston converts try from in front. Queensland 18 NSW 10.

76th minute: Farah tries a desperate 40/20 from dummy-half but ball goes out on the full to all but wrap up the ball game for the Maroons.

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