State of #Origin Game One is done and dusted, with the gutsy @NSWRL Blues holding out for a tense 12-8 win over @QLD_Maroon in Brisbane - NSW’s first game one win in Brisbane since the birth of Twitter!
The Blues didn’t just win the battle on the field, but on Twitter as well, with NSW-related hashtags outnumbering those about QLD:
The most exciting, controversial and game-changing moments were also played out of Twitter with the biggest spikes in tweets per minute at these three key moments:
Australian brands also got in on the act throughout the game, owning the big moments as they happened:
So on to Game Two in Sydney the two teams go, with @NSWRL on the verge of their first series win in nine years. Can the Blues get the job done on home soil on 18 June 2014?