Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Sleepless Yow Yeh Rapt to Be New Roo

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Sleepless Yow Yeh Rapt to Be New Roo

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Byline: Wayne Heming of AAP

RUGBY LEAGUE: A run-in with a deadly three-metre snake while visiting grandma Iris earlier this year was the scariest thing Brisbane winger Jharal Yow Yeh has experienced in his life.

That was until he got a telephone call from his Brisbane coach Anthony Griffin on Sunday telling him he was the bolter in Tim Sheens' Kangaroo team to play New Zealand on Friday night.

C[pounds sterling]To be honest, I don't know what you're going to think about me saying this, but I'm a bit lost, I'm seriously a bit lost,C[yen] confessed Yow Yeh as the reality started to sink in yesterday.

C[pounds sterling]To be 21 and playing for Australia, I never would have been thinking that would happen.C[yen]

Yow Yeh is likely to confront another Test debutant, Melbourne's exciting winger Matt Duffie, at Skilled Park when his club captain Darren Lockyer equals Kiwi great Ruben Wiki's world record 55 Test appearances.

Yow Yeh arrived for breakfast yesterday morning sporting red eyes after a sleepless night. …

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