Westlake’s Jock McKenzie balancing cricket and rugby

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Rugby or cricket? Cricket or rugby?

At some stage sooner rather than later, multi-talented Westlake Boys’ High School sportsman Jock McKenzie will likely have to choose between the two sports that recently saw him represent New Zealand teams in both sports in the space of a week.

“I have been playing both all my life. I don’t have a preference for either, I just want to play both for as long as I can,” enthused Jock.

For good reason too. Jock recently swapped his rugby boots for his cricket pads in a whirlwind week that saw him leave camp with the New Zealand Māori U18 rugby team and join the New Zealand U19 cricketers for their 50-over series against their Bangladesh counterparts at Lincoln University.

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