Josh Jackson was named the Dally M second row forward of the year despite his club struggling for much of the season. Jackson has already played two matches for the Kangaroos and nine for the Blues, and has never seemed out of place in the representative arena. A return to the Australian squad would have been a great end to Jackson’s year.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 11: Josh Jackson of the Bulldogs looks dejected after a Dragons try during the round 14 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on June 11, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)