I wonder how much of this played into the hands of QRL sitting back and doing nothing?Not sure if this is in the right thread but i just read this (and sorry if its old news). :-(
"Newcastle Kalyn Ponga will represent Queensland and Australia after rejecting New Zealand
QUEENSLAND is preparing for life without the playmakers from the golden generation with Ash Taylor, Kalyn Ponga and Corey Norman named in a streamlined Morons Senior Emerging Origin squad.
Newcastle recruit Ponga was heavily pursued by New Zealand but the former Cowboys prodigy has declared his commitment to the Morons.
Just look at the state of the Kiwis with Kidwell at the helm of the team and the bozos in the boardroom