At the start of the State of Origin series, there’s a lot at stake for players and the states themselves.
While the pride of the state – and lots of gamblers’ money – rides on the outcome, arguably the biggest bets come from the leaders.
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Traditionally, NSW and Queensland premiers have a bet that it will be on the Sydney Harbor Bridge or the Story Bridge, or Queensland will force then-Prime Minister Mike Baird to wear a Maroons jersey in the House of Parliament.
And since Queensland won with the « worst team » in Origin history last year, the NSW Premier can’t be blamed for worrying Queensland will do it again, as Queensland won 13 of the last 15 series Has.
Even though it was four hours before kick-off at 8:10 pm, Ms. Berejiklian posted on social media that she was “preparing for game one. Go the @NSWBlues, ”along with a picture that was instant meme fuel.
No doubt she has some more important things to do after NSW listed 10 new Covid exposure locations after a Melbourne woman who exited lockdown and tested positive for Covid-19 in Queensland made multiple stops en route to regional NSW would have.
Shot from behind, Ms. Berejiklian is standing in front of one of the smallest possible televisions adorned with a blues cap and holding a coke, it was just a matter of meme treatment.
The size of this TV also reminds me of that hilarious scene from the office. #Originhttps: //t.co/uSkjO5guDEpic.twitter.com/0X9tIytfE0
nice to see Pollys getting hype for Origin like the rest of us: standing still for four hours, facing a tiny plasma screen Staring far away, just moving her left arm to replace the cans of Coke Zero that she chugs incessantly https://t.co/lE2hTgc9Dv
We need another photo of a politician awkwardly watching a sports match
Look Gladys is one of us. She also watches the country of origin a few hours earlier in a brown room on a tiny television and drinks a Coke. https://t.co/h7e4MUBTfX
But the ABC Sports Journo Evan Morgan Grahame took the cake, posted a template and added a few more: « What is Gladys waiting for? » meme.
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