Damian McKenzie following in family footsteps

Southlander Damian McKenzie has been named in the New Zealand under-20 rugby team to contest the junior world championship.

McKenzie, son of former Southland fullback and All Black triallist Brent and brother of former Stags player Marty, has been named in a 28-strong team to contest the event being held in New Zealand for the first time.

Damian, who was educated in Christchurch and has since signed with Waikato, follows in the footsteps of Marty who was part of the 2012 New Zealand under-20 team.

The Southland Times