Lang Park, July 28
Colin Scott; Brad Backer, Mal Meninga, Chris Close, Mitch Brennan; Wally Lewis (c), Ross Henrick; Chris Phelan, Paul McCabe, Rohan Hancock, Rod Morris, Greg Conescu, Paul Khan.
Replacements: Norm Carr, Mark Murray.
Coach: Arthur Beetson.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Phil Sigsworth; Terry Fahey, Mick Cronin, Steve Rogers (c), Eric Grothe; Terry Lamb, Peter Sterling; Ray Price, Les Boyd, Peter Tunks, Ron Hilditch, Barry Jensen, Steve Bowden.
Replacements: Garry Dowling, Graham O’Grady (not used).
Coach: Ted Glossop.
(Backer, Close, Lewis, Meninga
(penalty) tries; Meninga 5 goals)
d. New South Wales 15
(Grothe 2, Cronin tries; Cronin 3 goals).
Referee: Kevin Steele (New Zealand).
Man of the Match: Chris Close