Jake Clifford produced a man of the match performance to lead the Junior Kangaroos to a 40-24 win over the Junior Kiwis in Auckland.
The North Queensland Cowboys’ halfback also captained the side, as they won their fourth straight Junior Test match.
Junior Kangaroos 40 (Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 2, Enari Tuala 2, Corey Allan, Tom Flegler, Louis Geraghty tries; Zac Lomax 6 goals) def. Junior Kiwis 24 (Jackson Ferris, Steven Marsters, Sean Mullany, Isaiah Papali’i, Joseph Vuna tries; Chanel Harris-Tavita 2 goals) at Mt Smart Stadium. Man of the Match: Jake Clifford (Junior Kangaroos).