It was a strong performance from NSW VB Blues five-eighth Mitchell Pearce in his return to State of Origin.
Pearce, though, feels there is much improvement left in side as his team shifts focus to Origin II in Melbourne.
Pearce speaks about the match and the heart-breaking one-point loss with NSWRL.com.au
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