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Phil Gould declared Josh Addo-Carr "the fastest man on the planet" in the Origin decider, but it was Maroons winger Valentine Holmes who hit the top speed.

According to Telstra Tracker data, Holmes - who scored the opening try on Queensland's left wing - hit a high of 33.8km/h in his side's famous 20-14 win at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday.

That was enough to pip NSW second-rower Tyson Frizell's 33.5km/h and halfback Nathan Cleary's 32.8km/h.

Addo-Carr ranked equal fourth with Maroons centre Dane Gagai in Origin III, being clocked at 31.7km/h despite a toe injury.

But the "Foxx" was still easily the quickest of the series, holding the two top speeds with 37km/h in game two and 36.7km/h in game one.

Queensland hooker Jake Friend played at the highest intensity of 118 metres per minute in the decider, covering 5.9km in 54 minutes.

Clint Gutherson, who moved from centre to fullback after the Blues lost James Tedesco to concussion in the 20th minute, averaged 117 metres per minute. He also covered the most distance (8.7km).

Cleary racked up 8.4km in the decider, taking his tally to 25.4km for the series - the most ahead of Gutherson (24.7km) and hooker Damien Cook (23.8km). The NSW No.7 also had the highest single-match return with 9.3km in the series-opening loss in Adelaide.

Luke Keary, who debuted as NSW's five-eighth in game one before being dropped, set the intensity benchmark with 130m per minute.

Gutherson again led the way for high-speed efforts (sprints of 20km/h or more) with 35 in the decider. Teammate Jack Wighton (34), Holmes (32) and Blues winger Daniel Tupou (32) came next.

Centre Wighton recorded the most combined high-speed efforts (107) for the series, however, ranking in the top three for each game and posting the equal-best total of 41 in Adelaide.

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