13 Apr 2009

Jones rules himself out of Kiwis contention

11:46 am on 13 April 2009

Despite having proved he's still got what it takes to play in the National Rugby League, halfback Stacey Jones has ruled himself out of New Zealand's clash with Australia next month in Brisbane.

Jones says he won't be available for the May the eighth test wchih comes a day after his 33rd birthday.

After one year out of rugby league, Jones made a surprise return to the NRL this season and has shown he still has a knack for creating tries.