Early blitz carries Sky Blues to Game One triumph

Early blitz carries Sky Blues to Game One triumph

NSW Sky Blues win 22-12 in Women's State of Origin, dominating from start to finish.

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The NSW Sky Blues started fast and finished strong at Suncorp Stadium on Thursday night to claim a 22-12 victory in Game One of the Women's State of Origin series.

In front of a record crowd of 25,492 the Sky Blues flew out of the blocks with tries to Emma Tonegato and Jaime Chapman inside the first 10 minutes setting up a lead they would never relinquish.

The Maroons had an early chance after Ali Brigginshaw earned a repeat set with a neat grubber kick but the line dropout went into touch without Queensland getting a hand on it so the Sky Blues came away with a scrum feed.

With Chapman making big metres up the right the Sky Blues capitalised when Olivia Kernick put Caitlan...

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