Kangaroos Side Named for Mid-Year Test

With the Australian Kangaroos side named on Sunday to take on New Zealand on Friday night in the annual mid-year Test, Dyldam Parramatta Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne has been ruled unavailable through injury.

Hayne will miss out on representative duties due to an AC joint injury to his left shoulder, but could return to the field as soon as the Eels' Round 9 Johnny Mannah Cup match against the Cronulla Sharks on May 12.

Kangaroos squad:

Billy Slater

Darius Boyd

Greg Inglis

Josh Morris

Brett Morris

Jonathan Thurston

Cooper Cronk

Matt Scott

Cameron Smith (c)

James Tamou

Greg Bird

Matt Gillett

Paul Gallen

Interchange:

Daly Cherry-Evans

Boyd Cordner

Nate Myles

Corey Parker 

Brent Tate (18th man)

Coach: Tim Sheens