Category: NSW State Of Origin Blues

The “State of Origin” Era Which Began In The 1980’s. NSW State Of Origin Rugby League Team Is Frequently Referred To As The Blues, Reflecting The Respective Colours Of Their Jersey. The New South Wales Team is Sometimes Referred To By The Nickname “Cockroaches”. It Was Reinforced By A Marketing Campaign Used In The 1980’s Where The Respective Team Was Caricatured As Such.