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Australia and Queensland appear to have won the tug of war for the services of rugby leagues hottest young property Kalyn Ponga. James Conner Youth Jersey .While the Queensland Rugby League and NRL said they had not received official advice from Pongas camp, North Queensland teammate Johnathan Thurston suggested he had resisted overtures from New Zealand to pledge his allegiance to Australia.The 18-year-old - who has been described as the next Johnathan Thurston - has a New Zealand father but was born in Western Australia, making him eligible for both countries.His allegiance is as clear as mud - he was a part of the New Zealand train-on squad last year and Kiwis coach David Kidwell said on Wednesday he hoped to see Ponga wearing a black jumper in the near future.A NZRL spokesman also said they had received no advice on his allegiance.He attended a Queensland development camp earlier in the year and had been in the Queensland system since he was 14 and represented the state at junior level.He is not expected to make an official call on his eligibility until next years junior Test between the Kiwis and Australia - which he sat out last year because he was still making up his mind.However, Thurston indicated Ponga was leaning towards representing the Kangaroos and Maroons in a major boon for their stocks.I think hes leapt towards the Kangaroos, Thurston told New Zealand radio station Newshub.He pretty much made (the decision) on his own. His familys from here in New Zealand and hes spent most of his time growing up in Queensland.He feels as though hes an Aussie, he feels as though hes a Queenslander and I think thats what got him over the line.Rated a future star, Ponga made his NRL debut on the wing in the Cowboys semi-final win last month over Brisbane.He didnt take long to prove his class, making a scything run down the left flank in which he turned several defenders inside out to almost score.He made his second appearance the following week in the Cowboys loss to Cronulla and is expected to be a fixture of Paul Greens side next year.Blessed with deft touch and footwork, he is being eyed by the Cowboys as Thurstons long-term halves replacement however Green has called for fans and commentators to curb their expectations given he is still developing.The former Brisbane schoolboy rugby union star was chased by four sports and six clubs, including the Brisbane Lions, Queensland Reds, Broncos, Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm, before signing with the Cowboys.He is due to come off contract next year and is expected to be a hot commodity on the open market with clubs allowed to make approaches from November 1. 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The Western Bulldogs have seen enough on the training track for in-doubt trio Matt Suckling, Dale Morris and Lin Jong to be considered for the AFL grand final.But Jordan Roughead, who suffered bleeding in the eye in last Saturdays preliminary final, could yet need medical clearance to take his place in the Bulldogs line-up.Roughead is likely to be named in the clubs 22 to face Sydney, but assistant coach Joel Corey said consideration will be given to expert opinion before he lines up.Hes got to check off with the eye specialist tomorrow but he moved pretty well out there, Corey said on Thursday.The welfare of our players is really important to us and blood in the eye is not a minor thing. It could have complications.What (the doctor) says will certainly hold a lot of weight.The Bulldogs hosted a rapturous open training session at Whitten Oval on Thursday morning, which was attended by up to 10,000 Bulldogs fans.Injured captain Bob Murphy was able to take his part in minor drills, delighting the clubs success-starved fans.Bulldogs coaches will bunker down on Thursday afternoon for their most agonising team selection meeting in 55 years.Top of the agenda will be whether Suckling (achilles) and Jong (shoulder) return to the side despite missing the preliminary final success over Greater Western Sydney.Jong showed his fitness with his best afield sshowing in Footscrays VFL grand final win. Kevin Greene Womens Jersey. Lin performed at a really high level on Sunday. Hes done a lot to come back from injury in a short time. Hes put his foot forward, Corey said.Suckling and Morris, who has a mystery complaint, barely trained on Thursday but Corey said the pair enjoyed strong hit-outs earlier in the week.Weve seen enough, he said.Corey said the lighter training efforts on Thursday meant nothing.(Suckling) trained heavily on Tuesday and has a different program for a few weeks now so I wouldnt read much into that, he said.Dale trained Wednesday and Corey reported he trained well and feels fine.Corey is no stranger to grand final week, playing in four during a decorated career with Geelong.But he said he was taken aback by the scenes at Whitten Oval on Thursday.I cant say Ive been involved in such a great turnout for a training session, he said.The supporters really feel like they belong to the football club ... and they are a real part.Corey rubbished the suggestion that the young playing group was too inexperienced to compete on the sports biggest stage.This group is unique ... but theyre as focused as any group that Ive been involved with, he said.Theyre looking forward to Saturday. 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