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Australian Kangaroos squad, Mal Meninga coach, Dylan Edwards Kangaroos nub, Penrith Panthers grand final, premiership winners

Kangaroos selector Laurie Daley has revealed why Panthers hero Dylan Edwards was a shock omission from Australia’s 24-man World Cup squad.

Edwards enjoyed a career-best season in 2022 which finished with a stunning grand final performance which earned him the Clive Churchill Medal.

Following a premiership-winning campaign, many tipped the 26-year-old to be included as cover for captain James Tedesco, however he was named as one of three emergency players.

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Daley, who picked the Kangaroos squad alongside coach Mal Meninga and Darren Lockyer, explained Edwards’ versatility was his only negative.

“It was a really tough decision because Dylan deserved selection on form but, unfortunately, when you’re in a touring party then versatility needs to come into…

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