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'I'll take it with both hands': Canberra Raiders five-eighth Jack Wighton to start for NSW Blues in State of Origin game III

James Buckley
Caden Helmers
By James Buckley, and Caden Helmers
Updated July 4 2021 - 9:14am, first published 9:13am
Jack Wighton has been elevated into the starting side as NSW chase a whitewash. Picture: Getty

He will be tasked with orchestrating a 21-year first in the State of Origin but Jack Wighton says reversing the Canberra Raiders' fortunes is his top priority.

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James Buckley

James Buckley

Sports Editor

James is a Queanbeyan boy enjoying his second stint at the Canberra Times, more than eight years on from his first. In between he's traveled the world, and spent time covering sport in Sydney.

Caden Helmers

Caden Helmers

Sports Journalist

My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice.

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