KEY MOMENTS OF STATE OF ORIGIN II
8th minute: Billy Slater makes space on the left edge and lofts a ball to an open Valentine Holmes however it's knocked down by Tom Trbojevic.
9th: Dane Gagai goes over in the right corner however is denied by the video referee because his right leg is ruled to have touched the sideline thanks to a terrific Josh Addo-Carr cover tackle.
13th: Queensland finally crack NSW when Slater and Greg Inglis help to create space for Holmes who goes over untouched. Qld lead 4-0.
20th: Slater is again in the thick of it when he creates a two-on-one and Will Chambers produces a skilful flick pass for Gagai to get Queensland's second try. Holmes converts from the sideline. Qld lead 10-0.
25th: NSW run it on the last and James Maloney fires it across two of his players to find Addo-Carr, who steps inside three defenders to get the Blues' first. Qld lead 10-6.
29th: Kalyn Ponga is injected into the action off the bench for his first taste of Origin, coming on for Jarrod Wallace.
31st: Boyd Cordner is controversially given a penalty try after being taken out by Ben Hunt chasing a James Maloney kick. The Bunker rules there was no doubt Cordner would have got to the ball. It's just the second penalty try in Origin history. NSW lead 12-10.
Halftime: NSW lead 12-10.
50th: On the back of two sets on Queensland's line, Latrell Mitchell crashes over Chambers. Maloney converts from the sideline. NSW lead 18-10.
63rd: Mitchell drops the ball coming out of his own end and Chambers goes over in the corner. NSW lead 18-14.
68th: Ponga splits open the NSW defence but is pulled down just short of the line by a desperate James Tedesco.
69th: James Roberts holds back Gavin Cooper as he chases a Ben Hunt kick and is sin-binned for a professional foul.
70th: With the Blues down to 12 men, Ben Hunt kicks dead on the third tackle, throwing away a golden opportunity.
72nd: Nathan Cleary comes up with a desperate try-saver on Valentine Holmes.
74th: NSW captain Cordner leaves the field for a head injury assessment after being rattled tackling Dylan Napa.
75th: Chambers kicks it dead as NSW defend their line and hold on for the win.
Fulltime: NSW win 18-14 to take an unassailable 2-0 series lead and lift the trophy for just the second time in 13 years.