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WATCH | State of Origin Blues bring joy to fire-ravaged towns

Mark Levy

The NSW Blues have taken a journey north to Willawarrin, where a bushfire destroyed homes last month.

Coach Brad Fittler and his team have been visiting some of the hardest-hit townships, handing out jerseys and listening to the locals’ emotional stories.

“The spirit’s been quite excellent, up in this area,” Mr Fittler told Mark Levy.

“To see the people come together and watch when they talk about the significance of their friends helping out, you can just tell that without that, there’d just be no hope.”

Blues visit fire-impacted town Willawarrin

Cook, Murray, Roberts, Tedesco, Crichton, Aubusson, Cordner, Apps, Hilder, Fittler, Johns, Buderus and O'Meley were among the huge crew that visited fire-impacted Willawarrin. 🎥FULL VIDEO: NSWRL.com.au/news/2019/12/18/blues-visit-fire-impacted-town-willawarrin/

Posted by NSW Blues on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

 

“It’s amazing how quickly they want to forget what’s going on and the reality.”

“All they want to do is talk to James Tedesco.”

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Image: Facebook/NSW Blues

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