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Journalist Praises Will Hopoate's Skills and Conviction

“Hopoate is a star,” writes sports journalist Benjamin Everill today on

He continues, in his wrap-up of this year’s crop of rookie Australian rugby league players:

“His hamstring injury suffered in Origin was a huge shame. And it’s disappointing that after this year we won’t see him back in league until the 2014 season, after he completes a two-year Mormon mission.”

Everill’s parting comment is: “We respect his conviction and wish him all the best. (But hurry back, Will!)”

Read the full article here.


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