Full list of New South Wales State of Origin players

Do you love your rugby league State of Origin statistics? Well here is a list of every NSW State of Origin player ever, where they were born and how much they've contributed to the team.

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What defines the sky blues? The New South Wales cockroaches? Is it the incredible level of skill, the big hits, the forehead of "Backdoor" Benny Elias spilling blood out onto the trampled turf. It's been a lean run for New South Wales in State of Origin in recent years, but its hard to beat a team of champions. Could this be the year? A new team brings new hope. It certainly doesn't hurt when your fullback, James Tedesco, has just turned in the fourth best performance in State of Origin history.

But there is no future if you can't remember the past. Below you'll find a list of all the rugby league players who have represented New South Wales in the beloved arena of State of Origin since the first game way back in 1980. You'll also learn their actual place of birth, the number of points scored and their winning percentage.

List of every NSW State of Origin player in history

NameRookie YearClub on DebutPlace of BirthSeriesWinning SeriesGamesWinning GamesPoints
Aaron Raper1997Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia11110
Aaron Woods2013Wests TigersNSW, Australia511454
Adam MacDougall1998Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia4111616
Adam Muir1995Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia531388
Adam Reynolds2016South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10206
Akuila Uate2011Newcastle KnightsFiji20528
Alan Thompson1980Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia40610
Alan Wilson1989Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW*, Australia10200
Andrew Ettingshausen1987Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia105271528
Andrew Farrar1984Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia527312
Andrew Fifita2013Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia401038
Andrew Johns1995Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia95231396
Andrew Ryan2001Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia521260
Angus Crichton2018South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia21420
Anthony Laffranchi2008Gold Coast TitansNSW, Australia20414
Anthony Minichiello2003Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia5311632
Anthony Mundine1999St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia10314
Anthony Quinn2008Melbourne StormNSW, Australia10318
Anthony Tupou2007Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia20410
Anthony Watmough2005Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia721464
Barry Jensen1981Newtown JetsNSW, Australia10100
Beau Scott2010St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia511144
Ben Creagh2009St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia4011316
Ben Cross2008Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10210
Ben Hornby2004St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia31320
Ben Kennedy1999Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia7413108
Benny Elias1985Balmain TigersLebanon7519106
Blake Ferguson2013Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia40830
Bob Cooper1980Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia10100
Boyd Cordner2013Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia721458
Brad Fittler1990Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia127311734
Brad Izzard1982Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia20416
Brad Mackay1989St. George DragonsNSW, Australia7417812
Bradley Clyde1989Canberra RaidersACT, Australia531278
Braith Anasta2002Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia621048
Brent Kite2004St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia411040
Brett Finch2004Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia21315
Brett Hodgson2002Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia206214
Brett Kenny1982Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia621788
Brett Kimmorley2000Melbourne StormNSW, Australia621050
Brett Morris2010St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia7115416
Brett Mullins1994Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia336616
Brett Rodwell1995Illawarra SteelersNSW*, Australia10104
Brett Stewart2007Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia308320
Brett White2007Melbourne StormNSW, Australia40824
Brian Hetherington1984Illawarra SteelersNSW*, Australia21210
Brian Johnston1984St. George DragonsNSW, Australia51848
Bruce McGuire1989Balmain TigersNSW, Australia21524
Bryan Fletcher1999Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia521474
Cameron Murray2019South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10210
Chris Anderson1980Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia304112
Chris Johns1989Brisbane BroncosQLD, Australia4210412
Chris Mortimer1984Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia42968
Chris Walsh1984St. George DragonsNSW*, Australia10110
Cliff Lyons1987Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia30624
Cody Walker2019South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10100
Craig Fitzgibbon2003Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia4311740
Craig Gower2001Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia52740
Craig Hancock1995Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10100
Craig Salvatori1991Sydney RoostersNSW*, Australia32534
Craig Wing2003Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia531278
Craig Young1980St. George DragonsNSW, Australia30510
Dale Finucane2019Melbourne StormNSW, Australia10110
Damien Cook2018South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia21530
Daniel Saifiti2019Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10110
Daniel Tupou2014Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia21420
Danny Buderus2002Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia7321108
Darren Albert1999Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10100
David Barnhill1994St. George DragonsNSW, Australia41930
David Boyle1987South Sydney RabbitohsNSW*, Australia10424
David Brooks1985Balmain TigersNSW, Australia11100
David Fairleigh1991North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia421040
David Furner1996Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia42864
David Gillespie1986Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia651590
David Hall1995North Sydney BearsNSW*, Australia10100
David Klemmer2015Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia511350
David Peachey2000Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia11114
David Trewhella1988Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia20204
David Williams2009Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10218
Dean Pay1994Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia531280
Dean Young2011St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia10100
Des Hasler1985Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia621348
Don McKinnon1982North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia10100
Dylan Walker2016Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesACT, Australia10200
Eric Grothe1981Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia529410
Eric Grothe Jnr2006Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10318
Garry Dowling1981Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10100
Garry Jack1984Balmain TigersNSW, Australia621774
Gary Hambly1980South Sydney RabbitohsNSW*, Australia10100
Gavin Miller1983Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia20510
Geoff Bugden1983Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10200
Geoff Gerard1983Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10210
Geoff Toovey1990Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia7414100
Glenn Lazarus1989Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia9519118
Glenn Stewart2009Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia30520
Graeme O'Grady1981Newtown JetsNSW*, Australia10100
Graeme Wynn1980St. George DragonsNSW, Australia10100
Graham Eadie1980Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10100
Graham Lyons1990South Sydney RabbitohsNSW*, Australia11320
Graham Mackay1992Penrith PanthersNSW*, Australia33412
Greg Alexander1989Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia31604
Greg Bird2007Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia811868
Greg Brentnall1980Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia30413
Greg Florimo1988North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia20400
Hazem El Masri2007Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsLebanon101110
Ian Roberts1990Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesEngland43960
Jack Bird2016Cronulla SharksNSW, Australia20520
Jack De Belin2018Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia11320
Jack Wighton2019Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia10210
Jake Trbojevic2017Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia31844
Jamal Idris2010Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia10104
James Maloney2013Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia5113660
James McManus2009Newcastle KnightsScotland31304
James Roberts2018Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia11320
James Tamou2012North Queensland CowboysNew Zealand511460
James Tedesco2016Wests TigersNSW, Australia419512
Jamie Ainscough1996Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia431298
Jamie Buhrer2012Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10100
Jamie Lyon2002Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia5110320
Jamie Soward2011St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia103118
Jarrod Mullen2007Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10100
Jarryd Hayne2007Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia9123944
Jason Croker1993Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia32540
Jason King2010Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia20200
Jason Moodie2002Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10318
Jason Ryles2002St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia43850
Jason Stevens2000Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia42950
Jason Taylor1993Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia11320
Jim Dymock1996Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia32654
Jim Leis1980Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia10100
Jim Serdaris1995Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia10304
Joel Monaghan2008Canberra RaidersACT, Australia30300
John Cartwright1989Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia31834
John Coveney1982Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia10210
John Ferguson1985Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia31824
John Hopoate1995Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesTonga10100
John Muggleton1982Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10210
John Simon1992Illawarra SteelersNSW, Australia22435
Jonathan Docking1987Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia20214
Josh Dugan2011Canberra RaidersACT, Australia6112412
Josh Jackson2015Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia30930
Josh Mansour2016Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10320
Josh Morris2009Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia7115524
Josh Perry2003Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia31320
Josh Reynolds2013Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia21530
Joshua Addo-Carr2018Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia215316
Justin Poore2009St. George Illawarra DragonsWA, Australia10310
Kade Snowden2010Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia20200
Keith Galloway2011Wests TigersNSW, Australia10100
Ken McGuinness1997Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW*, Australia21528
Ken Nagas1994Canberra RaidersQLD, Australia11220
Kevin Hastings1983Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia10100
Kurt Gidley2007Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia5012318
Latrell Mitchell2018Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia21428
Laurie Daley1989Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia95231326
Les Boyd1981Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia30300
Les Davidson1987South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia20524
Lindsay Johnston1983North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia10210
Luke Bailey2002St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia621560
Luke Lewis2004Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia721774
Luke O'Donnell2006North Queensland CowboysNSW, Australia30510
Luke Priddis2001Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia10310
Luke Ricketson1999Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia411058
Luke Rooney2004Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia225312
Mario Fenech1989South Sydney RabbitohsMalta10200
Mark Carroll1995Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia31620
Mark Gasnier2004St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia5212618
Mark Geyer1989Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia20310
Mark Hughes2001Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10310
Mark McGaw1987Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia4113524
Mark O'Meley2001Northern EaglesNSW, Australia411050
Mark Sargent1990Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia11100
Marty Gurr1983Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia10210
Matt Adamson2001Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10210
Matt Cooper2004St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia6213512
Matt Geyer1999Melbourne StormNSW, Australia10318
Matt King2005Melbourne StormNSW, Australia319424
Matt Prior2018Cronulla SharksNSW, Australia11110
Matt Seers1995North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia21410
Matthew Gidley2000Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia5311620
Matthew Johns1995Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia20400
Matthew Moylan2016Penrith PathersNSW, Australia10310
Max Krilich1982Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia20510
Michael Buettner1997North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia11100
Michael De Vere2001Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia32534
Michael Ennis2009Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia40828
Michael Gordon2010Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10106
Michael Jennings2009Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia8118724
Michael O'Connor1985St. George DragonsNSW, Australia73199129
Michael Vella1999Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia411050
Michael Weyman2009St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia20400
Mick Cronin1980Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia406231
Mick Potter1984Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia10110
Mitchell Pearce2008Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia7018512
Nathan Cleary2018Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia215314
Nathan Hindmarsh2001Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia721774
Nathan Merritt2013South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10100
Nathan Peats2017Gold Coast TitansNSW, Australia10310
Neil Hunt1983Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10214
Nick Cotric2019Canberra RaidersACT, Australia10100
Nik Kosef1997Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia31844
Noel Cleal1984Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia5212812
Pat Jarvis1984St. George DragonsNSW*, Australia31840
Paul Dunn1988Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia20300
Paul Field1983CootamundraNSW*, Australia10210
Paul Gallen2006Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia1112496
Paul Harragon1992Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia7520128
Paul Langmack1987Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW*, Australia20410
Paul McGregor1992Illawarra SteelersNSW, Australia6414916
Paul Merlo1982Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW*, Australia10100
Paul Sironen1989Balmain TigersNSW, Australia641480
Paul Vaughn2018St. George Illawarra DragonsACT, Australia21530
Payne Haas2019Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia10100
Peter Kelly1989Penrith PanthersNSW*, Australia10200
Peter Sterling1981Parramatta EelsQLD, Australia611360
Peter Tunks1981South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia521074
Peter Wallace2008Brisbane BroncosVIC, Australia20410
Peter Wynn1984Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia21430
Phil Bailey2003Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia11320
Phil Blake1989South Sydney RabbitohsEngland10100
Phil Daley1987Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW*, Australia20310
Phil Sigsworth1981Newtown JetsNSW, Australia30304
Phillip Duke1982Moree BoomerangsNSW, Australia10103
Ray Brown1983Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia10310
Ray Price1981Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia40820
Reagan Campbell-Gillard2018Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10110
Rex Wright1984Northern Suburbs BluesNSW, Australia10100
Ricky Stuart1990Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia5414812
Ricky Walford1990St. George DragonsNSW, Australia11110
Robbie Farah2009Wests TigersNSW, Australia611660
Robbie Kearns1998Melbourne StormNSW, Australia42850
Robbie McCormack1992Newcastle KnightsNSW*, Australia22220
Robbie Ross1999Melbourne StormNSW, Australia10314
Robert Stone1980St. George DragonsNSW*, Australia10100
Rod Wishart1990Illawarra SteelersNSW, Australia96221264
Rodney Howe1998Melbourne StormNSW, Australia41840
Ron Hilditch1981Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10100
Ross Conlon1984Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia103120
Royce Ayliffe1982Sydney RoostersNSW*, Australia10310
Royce Simmons1984Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia411064
Ryan Girdler1999Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia318582
Ryan Hoffman2007Melbourne StormNSW, Australia511460
Ryan O'Hara2004Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia11110
Scott Gourley1993St. George DragonsNSW, Australia11100
Scott Hill2000Melbourne StormNSW, Australia21534
Shaun Timmins2000St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia439613
Stan Jurd1983Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10210
Steve Bowden1981Newtown JetsNSW, Australia10100
Steve Carter1992Penrith PanthersNSW*, Australia11100
Steve Edge1980Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia10100
Steve Ella1983Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia318312
Steve Folkes1986Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW*, Australia31940
Steve Hanson1988North Sydney BearsNSW, Australia10104
Steve Martin1980Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10100
Steve Menzies1995Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia8320916
Steve Morris1984St. George DragonsNSW, Australia21220
Steve Mortimer1982Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia41957
Steve Roach1984Balmain TigersNSW, Australia631790
Steve Rogers1980Cronulla-Sutherland SharksQLD, Australia30410
Steve Simpson2002Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia511350
Steve Turner2008Melbourne StormNSW, Australia10100
Tariq Sims2018St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia21220
Terry Campese2009Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia10100
Terry Fahey1981Sydney RoostersNSW, Australia20200
Terry Hill1993Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia631450
Terry Lamb1981Western Suburbs MagpiesNSW, Australia51830
Terry Matterson1989Brisbane BroncosNSW, Australia10100
Tim Brasher1992Balmain TigersNSW, Australia86211330
Tim Grant2012Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia10210
Tim Mannah2010Parramatta EelsNSW, Australia20410
Timana Tahu2002Newcastle KnightsVIC, Australia6312532
Todd Carney2012Cronulla-Sutherland SharksNSW, Australia103114
Tom Learoyd-Lahrs2009Canberra RaidersNSW, Australia20410
Tom Raudonikis1980Newtown JetsNSW, Australia10103
Tom Trbojevic2018Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia214320
Tony Butterfield1998Newcastle KnightsNSW, Australia10100
Tony Melrose1982South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10104
Tony Rampling1982South Sydney RabbitohsNSW*, Australia21310
Tony Williams2012Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia21310
Trent Barrett1997Illawarra SteelersNSW, Australia7311413
Trent Hodkinson2014Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNSW, Australia216328
Trent Merrin2011St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia511364
Trent Waterhouse2004Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia31520
Tyrone Peachy2018Penrith PanthersNSW, Australia11320
Tyson Frizell2016St. George Illawarra DragonsNSW, Australia4110512
Wade Graham2016Cronulla SharksNSW, Australia30530
Wayne Pearce1983Balmain TigersNSW, Australia6215612
William Hopoate2011Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNSW, Australia31534
Willie Mason2003Canterbury-Bankstown BulldogsNew Zealand521354
Ziggy Niszczot1982South Sydney RabbitohsNSW, Australia10216
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