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Kiwi Mormon Rugby Player Signs with NFL Team

"New Zealand rugby player Paul Lasike has signed a free agent deal to join the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL," TVNZ reported yesterday.

"Lasike, who was born in Auckland, entered the 2015 NFL draft after three years playing as a fullback for the Brigham Young University Cougars."

Read more and watch a video news report at TVNZ.

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