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

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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.

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