Blues great Peter Sterling has confirmed the original plan for the Origin decider was for David Klemmer to start and Andrew Fifita coming off the bench.
That’s before Fifita kicked up a stink and Laurie Daley back-flipped.
“I don’t know about any blow-up. I don’t know what the reaction was. But I can confirm that plan had been that we were going to start with Klemmer and Andrew coming on after about 20 or 25 minutes,” said Sterlo, on Triple M Dead Set Legends. Listen to the full audio below.
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