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The Maroons person prevented an embarrassing Origin cleanable expanse connected location ungraded aft hanging connected to triumph Game Three 20-18.

After heavy one-sided contests successful the archetypal 2 matches of the series, Queensland did their authorities arrogant with their show connected the Gold Coast, holding retired fast-finishing Blues broadside to forestall the humiliation of a uncommon 3-0 result.

So, who shone brightest for the Maroons and who struggled to nail their accidental for the Blues?

There's obscurity to fell successful The Mole's subordinate ratings.

State of Origin Game 3 - Highlights

NSW BLUES

1. James Tedesco: His quietest crippled of the bid but inactive made 183 metres and ever threatened.

Rating: 8 

2. Brian To'o: Had a mates of tense moments nether unit but wide was again strong. 

Rating: 7

3. Latrell Mitchell: Came up with immoderate immense plays yet again successful the archetypal fractional but mislaid his mode a spot successful the second. 

Rating: 7

4. Tom Trbojevic: Was fixed small clip oregon abstraction by the Queensland defence and missed the crisp work from Cleary and Luai.

Rating: 6

5. Josh Addo-Carr: Like Turbo Tom, couldn't find unfastened abstraction and made a important mistake from a footwear downfield successful the 2nd half. 

Rating: 5

6. Jack Wighton: Struggled aboriginal with his determination making, made amends with a astute solo effort but overall, not astatine his best. 

Rating: 6

Jack Wighton scored a effort but "wasn't astatine his best" for the Blues. (Getty)

7. Mitchell Moses: Defended good nether unit but struggled to springiness the Blues absorption successful attack. 

Rating: 4

8. Dale Finucane: Brought a spot of Storm to the Blues, playing with plentifulness of toughness and enthusiasm.  

Rating: 7

9. Damien Cook: Didn't tally overmuch with the shot and the Blues looked much unsafe erstwhile Koroisau got his chance. 

Rating: 5

10. Junior Paulo: Took the Maroons enactment connected and was a menace but couldn't enactment immoderate of his supports distant done the line.

Rating: 7

11. Cameron Murray: Always engaged and connected the ball, arsenic helium has been each series.   

Rating: 7

12. Tariq Sims: Busy and energetic, tried to get the Blues going forward. 

Rating: 6

13. Isaah Yeo: Completed a good bid with different enthusiastic game, plentifulness of involvement. 

Rating: 6

14. Api Koroisau: Made the astir of his call-up, scoring a good effort connected debut and giving bully work astatine dummy-half. 

Rating: 6

Koroisau effort sparks melee

15. Angus Crichton: Strong disconnected the bench, making the hard yards up the middle. 

Rating: 7

16. Payne Haas: Lifted the Blues disconnected the seat and made the hard yards successful attack.  

Rating: 7

17. Liam Martin: Tried to assistance the Blues erstwhile helium got his accidental but was good contained by the Maroons. 

Rating: 5

QUEENSLAND MAROONS

1. Kalyn Ponga: Added plentifulness of penetration and onslaught powerfulness to the Maroons backline - pity helium was injured successful the earlier games.

Rating: 8

Hunt completes 2nd fractional double

2. Valentine Holmes: Had fewer chances and past injured his enarthrosis conscionable earlier halftime, ending his night.

Rating: 4

3. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow: Scored a good effort connected debut and handled Tommy Turbo reasonably well.

Rating: 6

4. Dane Gagai: Made a mates of important mistakes successful the archetypal half, missing Latrell for a try, past bombing one.

Rating: 5

5. Xavier Coates: Didn't get galore opportunities but did his occupation moving the shot back.

Rating: 6

6. Cameron Munster: Got nether the Blues' tegument with his assertive crippled and created a captious try.

Rating: 7

7. Daly Cherry-Evans: Led the Maroons well, ensuring they held coagulated nether unit successful the dying stages.

Rating: 7

8. Christian Welch: Led the Maroons' tackle number and precise coagulated successful the middle.

Rating: 7

9. Ben Hunt: Fine each circular game, tackling strongly, kicking good and scoring 2 2nd fractional tries.

Rating: 8

Hunt turns crippled for Maroons

10. Josh Papalii: The Maroons' astir unsafe forward, making yards done the enactment clip and again.

Rating: 8

11. Kurt Capewell: Looked much astatine location successful the 2nd enactment than successful the centres, moving strongly.

Rating: 7

12. Felise Kaufusi: Came up with immoderate large plays successful defence and ran the shot up with plentifulness of vigour

Rating: 7

13. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui: After being quiescent successful the earlier games, came up with immoderate large plays including creating Tabuai-Fidow's try.

Rating: 7

14. AJ Brimson: Replaced Holmes and didn't fto the squad down, playing solidly successful the centres.

Rating: 6

15. Moeaki Fotuaika: Made much yards than immoderate Queensland guardant successful an enthusiastic display.

Rating: 8

16. Francis Molo: Did the occupation Paul Green wanted from the bench, adding enthusiasm and aggression.

Rating: 7

17. Thomas Flegler: Got constricted minutes connected debut but didn't look retired of his depth.

Rating: 5

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