New South Wales rugby league team records

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This is a list of records in the Rugby League State of Origin for New South Wales.

Individual Records[edit]

Most Caps[edit]

Games Player Era
31 Brad Fittler 1990–2004
27 Andrew Ettingshausen 1987–1998
23 Laurie Daley 1989–1999
23 Andrew Johns 1995–2005
22 Rod Wishart 1990–1998
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Most Points[edit]

Points Player Tries Goals FG
129 Michael O'Connor 11 42 1
94 Andrew Johns 4 37 4
82 Ryan Girdler 7 27 0
66 Rod Wishart 5 23 0
44 Craig Fitzgibbon 1 20 0
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Most Tries[edit]

Tries Player Games
11 Michael O'Connor 19
9 Jarryd Hayne 20
8 Anthony Minichiello 11
8 Timana Tahu 12
8 Brad Fittler 31
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Had eligibility rules been followed, Greg Inglis would hold the record with 15 State of Origin career tries

Individual appearance records[edit]

Record Player Detail When
Youngest Player Brad Fittler 18 years, 114 days Game 2, 1990
Oldest Player John Ferguson 34 years, 348 days Game 3, 1989
First Qld-based NSW Player Chris Johns Brisbane Broncos Game 1, 1989
Most Consecutive Appearances Danny Buderus 21 games Game 1, 2002 to Game 3, 2008
Most Appearances as Captain Danny Buderus 15 games 2004 to 2008
Most Matches won as Captain Brad Fittler 8 1994–2001
Most Series won as Captain Laurie Daley 4 1992-1994, 1997 (SL)
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Individual scoring records[edit]

Record Player Detail When
Most Tries in a Match Chris Anderson 3 Game 3, 1983
Ryan Girdler 3 Game 3, 2000
Matt King 3 Game 3, 2005
Most Goals in a Match Ryan Girdler 10 Game 3, 2000
Most Points in a Match Ryan Girdler 32 Game 3, 2000
Most Tries in a Series Ryan Girdler 5 2000
Most Goals in a Series Ryan Girdler 16 2000
Most Points in a Series Ryan Girdler 52 2000
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Team Records[edit]

Record When
Team unchanged for entire series Game 1-Game 3, 1996
3–0 Series Whitewash Victories 1986, 1996, 2000
0–3 Series Whitewash Losses 1988, 1989, 1995, 2010
Biggest Series Losing Streak 8 Years (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013)
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Game Records[edit]

Biggest Win[edit]

Margin Game
40 56–16, Game 3, 2000
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Biggest Loss[edit]

Margin Game
30 6–36, Game 1, 1989
30 6–36, Game 3, 2003
30 0–30, Game 2, 2008
Correct to Game 3, 2014 and includes exhibition match

Attendance Records[edit]

The largest home attendances for NSW in State of Origin are:

References[edit]