Valentine Holmes has saved the game for Queensland in Origin 3, with a spectacular lunging catch to cut off a New South Wales pass in the dying minutes stopping an almost certain try.
More Origin 3
» REPORT: Queensland send Slater off a winner, NSW win series
» Seven talking points from Origin 3
» State of Origin 3 live scores, blog
» WATCH: Billy Slater comes oh so close to starting his Origin farewell with a try
» WATCH: Maloney binned for ‘professional foul’ on Slater
» WATCH: Tariq Sims has brain fade – tackles marker
Queensland had done well to take an 18-12 lead in the second half, after they went into the sheds down 12-8 despite dominating the first 40 minutes.
New South Wales were on the counter and looking odds on to put themselves back over the line, but Holmes’ incredible grab – which would’ve been a contender for catch of the summer in cricket – kept the Blues at bay.
It was actually Holmes’ second interception of the game, with the first try of the game coming courtesy of a 90-metre run by the winger following an interception deep in the Queensland defence.