U16 Origin: 'Bigger, better ahead'

Toowoomba's Cory Paix talks about playing in the Origin curtain-raiser for Queensland at Sydney on Wednesday.

His U16 team stayed in the same hotel as the senior squad who he said were great mentors. "I can say they are brothers".

Paix also discusses how the U16s adapted to the slippery conditions and what the big game was like.

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