Millie Boyle is confident the Jillaroos can put aside their World Cup 9s disappointment and maintain their strong recent Test record in Friday night's clash with New Zealand at WIN Stadium.
Boyle is one of six players in line for a Jillaroos debut in the 80-minute fixture with the 21-year-old set to become a dual international following rugby union commitments in August.
The Jillaroos' shock final loss to the Kiwi Ferns at Bankwest Stadium provides enough drive for the side to bounce back in the triple-header in Wollongong.
"It was disappointing to go down in the final, we were happy with how we played over the weekend up until that game," Boyle said after arriving in camp.
"It's not that we were complacent but New Zealand dug deep and shook us from the beginning.
"Brad has touched on it a couple of times saying you don't lose, you learn. So we're not being complacent and just taking everything as it is."
Boyle will join a youthful forward pack that also includes Broncos teammate Chelsea Lenarduzzi following the retirement of Heather Ballinger and omissions of Elianna Walton and Stephanie Hancock.
The NSW South Coast representative said receiving the call-up was a surreal moment.
"I didn't even realise selections were made so soon," Boyle said.
"I wonder what people do if they weren't playing footy or sport because I think 90 percent of my life is footy. I love being around a group of girls and everyone from the coaching staff to reserve players.
"To make this team together with someone like Chelsea for the first time is really special."
The tug-of-war for Boyle's services long-term remains up in the air with the code hopper conceding she may need to soon commit to one code.
"Everyone from league to union is still supportive at the moment," Boyle said.
"As long as it's not clashing and interrupting seasons or international games then it's pretty good.
"Who's to say that won't change next year with contracts but for now it's pretty bloody awesome to be able to juggle."
Meanwhile, Jillaroos forward Holli Wheeler expects the longer minutes to suit the Australians given their physical conditioning throughout the year.
The NRLW and State of Origin fixtures are 60-minute contests but under international rules, they'll play a further 20 minutes.
Wheeler didn't feature in the Nines and joined the camp as a fresh face eager to lift the spirits and switch the focus immediately to Friday's one-off game.
"Regardless if it's a Nines camp or Test match the way we get around each other is phenomenal," Wheeler said.
"The 80 minutes is not a huge difference for us. Our strength and conditioning team are worth every cent and make sure we're in top condition. Whether we go from 60 to 80 we'll go the distance."