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Staggs was presented with his Blues jumper ahead of tonight's huge State of Origin clash at Accor Stadium, with Brad Fittler's side looking to clinch victory in Game I over Billy Slater's underdogs.
The Origin debutant was raised by his Nan, Dawn, while his mother, Leanne, was twice jailed and she died in October 2019.
There were emotional scenes at the Blues camp after Kotoni Staggs was given his jumper
The 23-year-old will make his Origin debut after impressing at the Brisbane Broncos
Staggs's uncle, Trent, said of how 'proud' Dawn would have been of the 23-year-old if she was still around to see him making it to