Farah looks on as Ennis joins Blues
SUSPENDED Sharks hooker Michael Ennis has had his first training session with Laurie Daley's New South Wales side at Coffs Harbour, as Blues hooker Robbie Farah continues his 'Mission Impossible' bid to play in the Origin decider.
Though still officially suspended until Monday night, Ennis (pictured) joined training as Farah, who underwent surgery on Tuesday, watched from the sideline with his broken hand heavily bandaged.
Daley has publicly given Farah until Saturday to see if he thinks he can play in Wednesday night's game at Suncorp Stadium.
But even with four days up his sleeve and around-the-clock medical care, the desperate bid looks a lost cause.
"I'm still a chance." Farah insisted.
The dummy-half role requires him to pick up the ball a few hundred times a game in the ruck, throw direct passes and also defend in the middle of the field.
That seems too much to expect a week after surgery.
"At this stage, 'Loz' (Daley) is giving me as much time as I need. There's no rush, we have a day off tomorrow (Friday) which gives me another 48 hours until Saturday," the Wests Tigers skipper said.
"I'll see how I am feeling that day and over the weekend and we will come up with a decision that is best for the team.
"I am a chance - if I didn't think I was a chance I wouldn't be up here."
Storm utility Ryan Hinchcliffe and Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds are also in the Blues camp as cover for Farah.