With a leap like that, we’ll put him in the ruck

The kangaroo takes to the field at Martin Park.
The kangaroo takes to the field at Martin Park.
The kangaroo takes to the field at Martin Park.

The kangaroo takes to the field at Martin Park.

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Border Mail photographer Peter Merkesteyn captured this stunned kangaroo yesterday morning after a tip-off from a reader. 

The kangaroo made itself comfortable at Martin Park — home of the Wodonga Bulldogs — just a hop, skip and jump away from central Wodonga. 

After posing it bounded away over the oval fence. 

“He was just so much faster than the footballers,” Merkesteyn said.

The kangaroo attracted attention from less than friendly wildlife.

The kangaroo attracted attention from less than friendly wildlife.