Midfielder turned wing Mike Buckley will represent Marist St Pats in the New Zealand Marist Colts after being selected in the team that will tour the lower North Island this month. The side featuring the best Under 21 talent from the country's Marist affiliated clubs will assemble in New Plymouth on Sunday.
A product of Napier Boys High, this selection caps an excellent season for Mike who became a feature of the Premier back line later in the season, scoring seven tries from 10 starts.
A number of these tries featured on the club's weekly #TryTimeTuesday videos on our social media channels earning him a many supporters.
Congratulations Mike on a great season and all the best for the tour.