Pearce: "I'm Really Grateful"

Mitchell Pearce has come a long way both on and off the field since he played his last State of Origin game in 2015, and brilliant form has impressed NSW coach Laurie Daley and earned him another VB Blues jersey.

Watch him talk about why he's in a better place than ever to represent his state in his first interview since being selected.

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