#Up the Blues. It was a record win for NSW on Twitter too
#UP The Blues! It was an historic night for New Wales fans in the Twitterverse.
After all, it was the first time fans were able to tweet about a game one win in Brisbane since Twitter was created.
And according to data from Mass Relevance, it was a record breaking affair.
There were more than 100,000 tweets using the hashtag #Origin.
More than 2300 tweets were sent in the minute after the final siren.
Second half tweet per minute peaks included:
- Queensland on the attack at 9.54pm.
- Boyd scores for QLD at 9:41pm
Origin trended in three countries - Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom
#UpTheBlues won the hashtag battle against #QLDER 57%-43%
To get even closer to the Origin players, and for behind the scenes access throughout the series, check out this lists of who you can follow from rugby league's greatest rivals:
NSW Blues List
QLD Maroons List