His defense in particular, and his decision making when he doesn't have the ball are a bit to questionable for origin....he would probably be a better chance of gaining a Kangaroo jersey in a 4 nations or world cup year as a squad player.Good luck to him, I'd say he would get a run in the Prime Minister’s XIII match in Papua New Guinea. Doubt he will be able to break into the team for the VB test, too many other back rowers playing better than him.
When is the Kiwi's squad named?
Thanks Nathan Fien. Who can ever forget Grannygate lol haha...Kiwis train-on squad: Sam McKendry (Penrith Panthers), Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Sydney Roosters), Ben Henry, Shaun Johnson, Simon Mannering, Alehana Mara, Ben Matulino, Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei (New Zealand Warriors), Adam Blair, Benji Marshall (Wests Tigers).
Squad out of the non-finals playing players.
No Fien - International retirement
No Nightingale - Injured