Blues prop Jordan McLean has been ruled out of the Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium next Wednesday night.
An emotional McLean could only fight back tears for so long while confirming his fairytale Origin debut was over before it began.
McLean was set to make his NSW debut a month before his 31st birthday next week but injured his hamstring training and knew straight away he was out.
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“My career has been full of ups and downs and I’ve kind of been used to it but I thought there might be some light at the end of the tunnel getting this opportunity but it wasn’t to be,” McLean said.
“I was just doing normal things at training and I just don’t know what to say. I don’t feel too good at the moment.
“I still haven’t talked to…