I was one of those who wrote the Blues off before Origin 1, believing Queensland’s experience and home ground advantage would be enough to get them over the line.
Instead, the Blues produced one of their best defensive performances in recent memory to force me to eat my words. I’m happy to say I was wrong and I can’t see the Blues losing now that they have the momentum.
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Andrew Fifita has always had flashes of brilliance, but the way he consistently produced through the entire 80 minutes in Game 1 probably even surprised himself.