McGuire's inspiration behind Origin return

Having been a member of the Maroons for the first two games of the series, McGuire was confined to the role of cheerleader in the decider having ruptured his Achilles tendon while playing for the Broncos against the Knights.

Eleven months on and he has come back a smarter and leaner player than before and said that the lure of another Queensland jersey was a major motivator throughout the torturous rehabilitation process.