|Governing body||New South Wales Women's Rugby League|
|Region||New South Wales|
|Head coach||Kylie Hilder|
|Home stadium||North Sydney Oval|
| New South Wales 22–6 Queensland |
(WIN Stadium, Wollongong, NSW; 23 July 2017)
The New South Wales Women's rugby league team represents the Australian state of New South Wales in Women's rugby league football. Also known as the Blues due to their sky blue jerseys, the team competes in the annual State of Origin series against the neighboring team, the Queensland Women's rugby league team.
The first state of Origin match began in 1999. Since that time, a 17-year reign had been completed by the Queensland side.
New South Wales won their first interstate challenge in 2016 after coming so close to winning in 2015, drawing with Queensland 4 all. New South Wales would then win back to back title winning in 2017. In 2018 New South Wales won the first ever Women's State of Origin match which was held at North Sydney Oval in mid-2018.NSW retained the shield with a win once again at North Sydney Oval in 2019.
The next scheduled fixture for the New South Wales Women's Origin team is a match against Queensland on Friday, 24 June 2022. In late May 2022, the following players were named in an extended squad.
Table last updated 26 June 2022. Tallies in the table include the 2022 match against Queensland.
|J#||Player||Age||2021 NRLW Club||Position(s)||NSW||NRLW||State Club||Tests||All |
|1||Emma Tonegato||27||St George Illawarra||Fullback||2012||3||1||0||4||—||—||—||7||7||4||0||16||—||—||0||0||0||0||3m 3t||1m||—|
|2||Yasmin Clydsdale||28||Sydney Roosters||Wing , Second-row||2020||3||0||0||0||—||—||4||7||11||3||0||12||10||3||13||8||0||32||—||—||1m|
|3||Jessica Sergis||24||Sydney Roosters||Centre , Fullback||2017||5||4||0||16||3||4||3||6||16||6||0||24||9||1||10||17||0||68||1m 1t||—||3m 4t|
|4||Isabelle Kelly||25||Sydney Roosters||Centre , Fullback||2015||8||5||0||20||4||3||2||7||16||6||0||24||7||4||11||7||0||28||7m 9t||1m||3m 2t|
|5||Tiana Penitani||26||Parramatta||Wing , Centre||2019||4||1||0||4||—||4||2||5||11||5||0||20||10||4||14||10||0||40||1m||—||4m 7t|
|6||Kirra Dibb||24||Newcastle Knights||Five-eighth , Lock||2019||2||1||1||6||—||3||3||5||11||1||12||28||10||5||15||5||40||100||1m||1m 3g||4m 7g|
|7||Rachael Pearson||28||St George Illawarra||Halfback||2022||1||0||4||8||—||—||—||6||6||1||12||28||9||2||11||3||30||72||—||—||1m 1t|
|8||Simaima Taufa||28||Parramatta||Prop , Lock||2014||9||1||0||4||4||2||4||5||15||3||0||12||9||7||16||3||0||12||9m||2m||2m|
|9||Keeley Davis||21||St George Illawarra||Hooker||2021||2||0||0||0||3||4||3||7||17||1||0||4||8||6||14||3||0||12||2m||—||5m|
|10||Millie Boyle||24||Brisbane Broncos||Prop||2019||4||0||0||0||—||4||4||5||13||4||0||16||7||—||7||5||0||20||1m||—||—|
|11||Kezie Apps||31||St George Illawarra||Second-row , Prop||2014||9||2||0||8||3||4||2||5||14||1||0||4||9||2||11||4||0||16||10m 2t||2m 2t||6m 5t|
|12||Shaylee Bent||21||St George Illawarra||Second-row , Centre||2019||2||0||0||0||—||4||2||7||13||2||0||8||6||5||11||2||0||8||—||4m||3m 1t|
|13||Hannah Southwell||23||Sydney Roosters||Lock||2018||5||0||0||0||3||3||3||7||16||0||3||6||9||3||12||2||32||72||2m||—||6m|
|14||Quincy Dodd||22||St George Illawarra||Hooker||2018||3||0||0||0||—||1||4||7||12||4||0||16||10||5||15||10||0||40||—||4m||6m 4t|
|15||Sarah Togatuki||24||Sydney Roosters||Prop , Lock||2020||3||0||0||0||3||—||4||7||14||3||0||12||10||5||15||8||0||32||1m||—||4m 1t|
|16||Caitlan Johnston||21||Newcastle Knights||Prop||2022||1||0||0||0||—||3||—||1||4||0||0||0||10||5||15||9||0||36||—||4m||2m 1t|
|17||Olivia Kernick||—||Sydney Roosters||Second-row||2022||1||0||0||0||—||—||—||7||7||3||0||12||11||4||15||5||0||20||—||1m 1m||1m|
|18||Sam Bremner||30||St George Illawarra||Fullback , Five-eighth||2012||7||1||0||4||1||—||3||—||4||1||0||4||—||4||4||1||0||4||6m 10t||5m 2t||4m 1t|
|19||Teagan Berry||20||St George Illawarra||Wing||—||0||0||0||0||—||—||1||7||8||5||1||22||3||4||7||8||0||32||—||—||1m|
|21||Talei Holmes||22||St George Illawarra||Second-row||—||0||0||0||0||—||—||3||4||7||0||0||0||11||6||17||16||0||64||1m||—||2m|
|22||Corban Baxter||28||Sydney Roosters||Fullback , Five-eighth||2015||7||1||0||4||—||3||4||5||12||2||0||8||10||3||13||4||0||16||7m 2t||3m||6m 5t|
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|1999||July 4||Queensland||16–14||New South Wales||ANZ Stadium (Brisbane)|
|2000||July 9||Queensland||New South Wales||ANZ Stadium (Brisbane)|
|2001||July 22||Queensland||34–14||New South Wales||ANZ Stadium (Brisbane)|
|2002||Queensland||26-16||New South Wales||Ipswich|
|2003||Queensland||New South Wales|
|2004||July 24||Queensland||40–8||New South Wales||Suncorp Stadium|
|Queensland||46–8||New South Wales||Newcastle|
|2005||Aug 6||Queensland||20–18||New South Wales||Henson Park|
30 July 2006
|Queensland Women||40 – 24||New South Wales Women|
Steph Hancock 2
Leah Williams 2
Teresa Anderson 1
Karyn Murphy 1
Megan Spicer 1
Neena Fraser 4
Steph Hancock 1
Megan Spicer 1
1 Teina Clark
1 Dahlia Tahu
1 Nadine Schmidt
1 Johnnie Tukwaho
4 Teina Clark
The Woman's Interstate Challenge was played as a two-game series in 2008.
23 July 2016
|New South Wales Women||8 – 4||Queensland Women|
Simaima Taufa 1
Maddie Studdon 2
| Report |
1 Ali Brigginshaw
22 June 2018
|New South Wales Women||16 – 10||Queensland Women|
Isabelle Kelly (7', 54') 2
Nakia Davis-Welsh (36') 1
Maddie Studdon 2/3
| Report |
2 (12', 45') Karina Brown
1/2 Chelsea Baker
13 November 2020
|Queensland Women||24 – 18||New South Wales Women|
Tamika Upton 2
Tarryn Aiken 1
Steph Hancock 1
Lauren Brown 4
| Report |
1 Kezie Apps
1 Tiana Penitani
1 Filomina Hanisi
1 Botille Vette-Welsh
1 Melanie Howard
24 June 2022
|New South Wales||20 – 14||Queensland|
Emma Tonegato (13') 1
Kirra Dibb (15') 1
Isabelle Kelly (67') 1
Rachael Pearson 4/5
(14', 17', 27', 41')
|HT 14-10 |
Match Stats (NRL)
1 (8') Destiny Brill
1 (21') Tarryn Aiken
1 (56') Evania Pelite
1/2 Ali Brigginshaw
0/2 Lauren Brown
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