Rotorua's Khacey Piua was about ready to give up on a representative touch career.

Last year, he was struggling to get noticed by New Zealand selectors and wondered if it just wasn't to be.

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However, he stuck with it and was chosen to take part in a Touch NZ talent identification camp after playing for Bay


Rotorua's New Zealand Touch Representatives for the Youth Trans-Tasman Series - January 24-26