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To assist with its fundraising efforts, the FIRST EVER fullback for the Qld Maroons, Colin Scott, has donated this treasured piece of NRL Memorabilia from his personal collection to the club. You will not find an identical item elsewhere, IT IS PRICELESS.

This authentic piece captures the FIRST EVER State of Origin match between QLD and NSW, played at Lang Park on 8 July 1980, under the rules by which a player would represent his "state of origin", i.e. the state in which he was born or in which he started playing registered first grade rugby league football. 

Framed and titled "The Legend Begins" this piece has the official team photos of both QLD and NSW and are signed respectively by NRL greats: QLD Fullback - Colin Scott & NSW Fullback - Graham Eadie. The teams pictured include the game greatest players of all time:

1980 Queensland State of Origin Team 

Fullback: Colin Scott Wing: Kerry Boustead Centre: Mal Meninga Centre: Chris Close Wing: Brad Backer Five-eigth: Alan Smith Halfback: Greg Oliphant Prop: Rod Morris Hooker: John Lang Prop: Arthur Beetson 2nd Row: Rohan Hancock 2nd Row: Rod Reddy Lock: Wally Lewis Interchange Norm Carr, Bruce Astill Coach: John McDonald

1980 New South Wales State of Origin Team
Full Back: Graeme Eadie Wing: Chris Anderson Centre: Mic Cronin Centre: Steve Rogers Wing: Greg Brentnall Five-eighth: Alan Thompson Halfback: Tommy Raudonikis (c) Prop: Gary Hambly Hooker: Steve Edge Prop: Craig Young 2nd Row: Bob Cooper 2nd Row Graeme Wynn Lock: Jim Leis Interchange: Robetr Stone, Steve Martin Coach: Ted Glossop

This piece is also accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity and both Colin Scott and Graham Eadie are pictured endorsing this item.

For NRL collectors and enthusiasts, this is THE piece you need to complete your collection. ONLY 1 AVAILABLE.