Kerney picked the best defensive team he could, and it's got us to No1. So I'm happy with his selections given the injuries he's had to contend with.
7 of his first choice players out of action and he still had the balls to stick with his values and leave Benji at home to maintain the teams attitude. He's a great coach IMO..
One question though... How many of those players would have been available if it was the four nations or a series against Australia or a world cup?
I suspect more than half of that list were able to play if required. The clubs wouldn't have pulled the same BS if it was a top series IMO.