Meninga picks his test squad
DARIUS Boyd is back in an Australian jumper for the first time in two years after being named at fullback in rookie Kangaroo coach Mal Meninga's first Test side to play New Zealand in Newcastle on May 6.
Boyd's selection in the No.1 jumper means Greg Inglis will return to left centre after deputising last season for injured fullback Billy Slater.
Meninga's Test squad is:
1. Darius Boyd 2. Semi Radradra 3. Greg Inglis 4. Josh Dugan 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Johnathan Thurston 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Matt Scott 9. Cameron Smith (c) 10. Paul Gallen 11. Josh Papalii 12. Matt Gillett 13. Corey Parker Interchange:14. Josh McGuire 15. Michael Morgan 16. James Tamou 17. Sam Thaiday 18. Aidan Guerra 19. Michael Jennings
Australian Regional Media caught up with Boyd at Brisbane Broncos training before his selection at fullback, as reported by ARM today, was confirmed by the ARL.
Have a listen to what the 28 year-old had to say. about his call-up for his 18th Test for Australia.