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Folau says a broken ankle was a wake-up call

Israel Folau believes God broke his ankle in 2009 to teach him a lesson about boozy weekends and random one-night stands with women.

Folau believes God took him out of the NRL to endure two years of toil in the AFL to humble him. 891 more words

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Media Partner #40: Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Hey there, it’s the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, our 40th media partner!

From their website:

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve health equity for AAs and NHPIs across the country.

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Thomas in, Tagicakibau out at Irish?

London Irish could be set to exchange one member of their back three for another ahead of the new Premiership season.

Samoan international Sailosi Tagicakibau has returned from his loan stint with the Stormers in Super Rugby, but has not participated in Irish’s pre-season training so far. 175 more words

Pacific Islanders

Nadolo re-signs with Crusaders

Giant Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo, having brushed aside a racist taunt in a Christchurch bar earlier this week, has re-signed with the Crusaders for another two years of Super Rugby. 229 more words

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Rasolea extends Force stay

Solomoni Rasolea admits he had to check with his parents before signing a new two-year deal with the Western Force.

The 23-year-old utility back is originally from Brisbane, and remains close to his family, but has impressed in his time in Perth. 194 more words

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NZ set aside $2 million for Olympics

New Zealand are reportedly setting aside NZ$2 million in a bid to achieve their goal of winning gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. 547 more words

Pacific Islanders

Tuitavake seeks Tonga switch

Former All Black Anthony Tuitavake has revealed that he has already spoken with a number of other players in France about the new IRB loophole which could allow players to switch nationalities despite having already featured at Test level. 378 more words

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