8 Oct 2011

Inglis out of Test against Kiwis

11:56 am on 8 October 2011

The Kangaroos centre Greg Inglis has failed in his bid to play New Zealand in next Sunday's one-off rugby league Test at Newcastle after succumbing to an ankle injury.

Inglis' place on the Four Nations tour later this month is now in doubt, with Parramatta-bound Willie Tonga called into the squad and straight into the team.

Inglis will be given time to prove his fitness before the team leaves for London in just over a week.

Meanwhile, Manly star Brett Stewart has withdrawn from the tour just three days after his brother Glenn withdrew on compassionate grounds.

Stewart has been plagued by an ongoing knee problem.