Josh Papalii set to play for Samoa in Rugby League World Cup

Josh Papalii set to play for Samoa in Rugby League World Cup

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Canberra Raiders prop Josh Papalii will represent Samoa in the upcoming World Cup, turning his back on the Kangaroos in a shock move.

It is arguably the most high-profile defection away from Mal Meninga’s team so far, with Papalii featuring in Australia’s last game against Tonga in 2019.

The 30-year-old played for Samoa in the 2017 World Cup, but that came after missing out on selection in the Kangaroos squad.

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