Wanganui Marist lock Bradley O'Leary has been selected in the New Zealand Marist Under 23 squad that will tour the North Island.
The side started their tour with 75-25 hammering Poverty Bay Development at Oval Domain on Saturday.
O'Leary is the specialist lock in the 24-man squad, with four other players able to cover that role or the loose forwards.
The team was selected from Marist-affiliated rugby clubs stretching from Invercargill to North Harbour.
O'Leary has played representative level for the Wanganui Under 20's, Gain Line XV and the Development XV.