NSW player ratings for Origin III
NSW player ratings for the third State of Origin game against Queensland at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.
Brett Stewart: Looked dangerous, safe under high ball and backed up well to score off Robbie Farah kick. Rating: 7.
Jarryd Hayne: Tried hard with four tackle breaks and 120m from 12 runs before being seriously injured at the death. Rating: 7.5.
Michael Jennings: Got into obligatory biff but also made impact with ball, making 105m and four tackle breaks. Rating:7.
Josh Morris: Outstanding. Six tackle breaks. Ensured a nail-biting finish with 70th-minute try. Rating: 8.5.
Brett Morris: Set the tone with a blistering first half try, made 145m in all in impressive display. Rating: 8.
Todd Carney: Hot and cold but can’t doubt his ticker after potting over sideline conversion to lock up scores at 20-20 in final 10 minutes. Rating: 6.5.
Mitchell Pearce: Failed to stamp his dominance once again. Rating: 6.
Tim Grant: Made early impact with fisticuffs with Brent Tate and made 25 tackles but anti-climax compared to blistering debut. Rating: 6.
Robbie Farah: Seemed to be everywhere once again for NSW with game-high 55 tackles and two try assists from kicks. Rating: 9.
James Tamou: Again loomed large with 94m and 28 tackles but made some silly errors. Rating: 7.
Beau Scott: Hardly noticed as injured Glenn Stewart’s replacement, making just 29 metres – only the halves made less ground. Rating: 6.
Greg Bird: Usual damaging self. Looked threatening with offloads, made 102m and two tackle breaks. Rating: 8.
Paul Gallen: Made for Origin – 135m and 51 tackles. Rating: 8.5.
Luke Lewis: Workmanlike off the bench with three tackle breaks and 20 tackles. Rating: 6.
Ben Creagh: Copped a 20cm head gash and was ineffective afterwards. Rating: 6.
Anthony Watmough: Suffered an arm injury after halftime but still made 23 tackles. Rating: 6.
Tony Williams: The man dubbed T-Rex made up for some errors by creating plenty of headaches for Queensland. Rating: 6.5© AAP 2013