13 Sep 2012

Hodges, Thaiday to miss NZ test

11:47 am on 13 September 2012

The Brisbane league stars Sam Thaiday and Justin Hodges have been ruled out of Australia's end-of-season test next month against the Kiwis due to injury.

Thaiday, the Brisbane Broncos captain, has had surgery on a shoulder injury, and Hodges has a recurring back injury.

The test is in Townsville on the 13th of next month.