Yeah well, after reading this I suspect the reason that Qld threw the first two State of Origin Matches this year, was to give those poor sheilas in New South Wales a bit of a break. (no pun intended).
According to this article which is all about Pommy football and the aftermath, domestic violence in NSW increases by 60% if the Blues lose.
I haven’t considered beating my missus when the maroons lose, but I guess that’s the difference between the two sides.
I’m afraid it’s all a bit beyond my simple brain’s ability to take in.