State of Origin shake up?

As I have said before, I would prefer 3 stand alone weekends for SOO.

Flesh out the weekends with:
Women’s SOO
NZ North v South Island
Junior boys & girls SOO (potentially u17 & u19)
City v Country (for NSW & Queensland)
Emerging states Cup
Pasifika Cup

Could even have men’s & women’s for all of them.

Not necessarily consecutive weekends either. Could play each 3 weeks apart, so then we don’t have a month long hiatus from club games.

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1st preference - scrap it completely.
2nd preference - a single game, standalone at the weekend or end of season.

Be nice to get rid of 3 byes a season; 1 is bad enough but unavoidable with an odd number of teams.

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