Cult hero's classic celebration ices comeback

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Jake Trbojevic turned successful a colossal show successful his State of Origin comeback and toasted the crushing New South Wales triumph by necking a brew successful the sheds to the cheers of his teammates.

As Nine's post-match amusement unpacked NSW's 44-12 belting of Queensland successful Perth, cameras spotted Blues skipper James Tedesco pulling a Tooheys New from an Esky and handing it to Trbojevic.

The Manly inspiration was called upon by the NSW skipper to skol the authoritative brew sponsor of the Blues arsenic Brad Fittler and his men celebrated forcing a decider, acceptable to beryllium played successful Brisbane connected July 13.

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Jake Trbojevic produced an exceptional show successful his State of Origin comeback and celebrated successful aureate fashion. (Nine)

The acold brew was a fitting reward for 71 minutes that yielded 14 runs for 143 metres and, possibly much importantly, 31 tackles.

After being controversially axed by Fittler for the Origin opener, won by Queensland successful Sydney 16-10, Trbojevic won backmost his sky-blue jumper and delivered precisely what was expected of a workhorse similar him.

"I thought helium acceptable the crippled up perfectly," said rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns, who gave Trbojevic 1 vote.

"Did each the soiled enactment that nary 1 sees.

"I thought helium was unbelievable."

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Trbojevic besides received praise from force territory.

"He was amazing," said Queensland Origin large Paul Vautin, who besides happens to beryllium a Manly legend.

"He made a hellhole of a quality tonight."

Although Trbojevic has admitted missing playing alongside younger member Tom, whose 2022 Origin run was ruined by a season-ending enarthrosis injury, the Blues guardant said it was large to beryllium backmost successful a NSW jersey.

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"Just looking astir there's a batch of bully guys, a batch of guys with a batch of confidence, and it's bully to spot successful camp," Trbojevic said.

"Guys similar Isaah Yeo and (Nathan) Cleary. It was bully to play with Api (Koroisau) again. I played with him astatine Manly 4 oregon 5 years ago.

"It was truly nice, it was conscionable a truly enjoyable week.

"Getting to play with that calibre of players is special."

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