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NSW VB Blues enforcer James Tamou is fit for Origin after fearing he had contracted a serious infection called golden staph.

He is out of hospital now after recovering from a boil on his buttock, but there were concerns he could miss the opening Origin clash at ANZ Stadium on 1 June. 


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