Origin accolade caps remarkable Trbojevic season

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Manly superstar Tom Trbojevic has added to his trophy furniture erstwhile again aft being awarded the Brad Fittler Medal for a phenomenal 2021 State of Origin campaign.

Trbojevic was chosen by his NSW Origin peers arsenic the team's champion subordinate successful the victorious 2-1 series, which came contempt each 3 matches being played successful Queensland.

The 25-year-old was cardinal to the Blues' triumph, moving for an mean of 187 metres crossed the 3 games. He besides scored 4 tries successful the series, including a hat-trick successful the bid opener.

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"It means a lot. Brad Fittler is simply a fable of the crippled and NSW," Trbojevic said aft his feat.

"Now to beryllium coached by him and triumph an grant named aft him is beauteous surreal. I americium honoured.

Tom Trbojevic was named the Dally M Medallist earlier successful the twelvemonth aft a tremendous idiosyncratic play (Getty)

"It's evidently bully to triumph idiosyncratic accolades. It's not wherefore you play the crippled but it's evidently nice."

The Brad Fittler Medal comes aft Trbojevic was besides won the Dally M Medal, the Wally Lewis Medal, arsenic good arsenic being named the RLPA Players' Champion.

Trbojevic shattered nine try-scoring records successful 2021, scoring 28 successful conscionable 18 games, arsenic helium broke escaped from the wounded problems that had plagued him successful years' past.

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"Obviously staying connected the tract helps," helium said erstwhile asked what the cardinal to his stunning play was.

"The past fewer years I haven't been capable to bash that truthful doing that decidedly helped.

"At Manly, we played immoderate bully footy and immoderate bully boys travel done and truly excelled for america and made my beingness a spot easier.

"It was bully to play finals footy with Manly, we'd similar to spell further but that's what we'll effort to bash adjacent year."

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