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Papalii robbed on Kangaroos tour


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#21 CGD

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 06:45 AM

And there's a pic around of Benji in a Junior Kangaroos shirt.

 

No, Papalii has never played for the Kiwis. He moved to Australia/Queensland when he was 6.

 

I hope he plays next weekend, but I agree, it's unlikely.



#22 boxhead

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 09:16 AM

He moved at aged 6? sounds like he has passed the three years in the country to become an Aussie.

How long did Chris Heighington live in England?

Rangi is a good traditional English name like Fa'asavalu is.



#23 jackknife

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 10:15 AM

Thats the rules, take it or leave it.
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#24 boxhead

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 09:21 PM

I have no problem with it.

Australia and NZ are countries built on immigration, they are bound to have residents born elsewhere that qualify for their adopted country.



#25 Scubby

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 09:34 PM

I have no problem with it.

Australia and NZ are countries built on immigration, they are bound to have residents born elsewhere that qualify for their adopted country.

 

Have to agree with this as both countries have used the full letter of the eligibility laws over the years.






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