Tempers flared in extraordinary scenes at Suncorp Stadium as both Dane Gagai and Matt Burton were sent to the sin bin after a fiery clash on Wednesday night.
All the initial focus was on Daly Cherry-Evans as the Queensland halfback claimed a try but in the background Gagai and Burton were trading blows.
Replays would later show Burton appear to run at Kalyn Ponga, taking the Maroons fullback out, which did not go down well with Gagai.
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“Just watch Burton now… he runs straight through Ponga,” Queensland legend Cameron Smith said in commentary for Channel 9.
“Dane Gagai, he sees that and he’s not happy with the way his fullback was treated.”
The Queensland centre then ran in and threw a flurry of punches at Burton, with the Blues young gun responding with a few of his…