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Sporting superstars, political leaders and legendary musicians and entertainers from around the world have thrown their support behind the NSW VB Blues in the lead-up to Origin III.

In a huge boost for Laurie Daley’s men ahead of the blockbuster at Suncorp Stadium, some of the world’s most famous figures have declared they are backing the Blues – and shouting “up the Blues” – for the series decider.

From global superstars The Wiggles, to sports heroes including Dawn Fraser, Tim Cahill, Mick Fanning, Brett Lee, Kurt Fearnley and Layne Beachley, the support for the NSW side is overwhelming. See their personally-submitted messages, alongside other influential figures, in the video above.

Joining the abovementioned stars are former VB Blues captain Paul Gallen and fellow True Blues including Craig Wing, Mark Geyer and Andrew Ettingshausen; Australian musical maestros Grinspoon; legendary talkback radio host John Laws; NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and NSW Sports Minister The Hon. Stuart Ayres; Waratahs and Wallabies rugby legends Matt Burke and Phil Waugh and many more!

Don’t forget you too can show your support for NSW in the decider – use #uptheblues on your social-media messages of encouragement in the lead-up to Origin III and during the match.

Show you bleed blue by wearing the latest NSW VB Blues merchandise! Click here to visit our online shop – and to show your true colours. Stay true, wear blue!

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