For better or worse, the biff is no longer a genuine part of State of Origin football. But the memories of the great bust-ups of yesteryear will last a lifetime.
Beetson v Cronin, Lewis v Geyer, Harragon v Bella, Walters v Elias, the 1995 all-in, Webb v Bailey, White v Price, Gallen v Myles…these scraps are ingrained in Origin folklore.
Relive the best in this classic compilation to get you fired up for the 2017 series – even if seeing these sorts of fisticuffs this year is highly unlikely.
And here’s our personal favourite – Game 2 of the 1995 series at the MCG – in full.