LDS rugby star Hopoate switches to Eels

He won't don the blue and gold until 2014, but Manly coach Des Hasler confirmed rising star Will Hopoate had played his final game for the Sea Eagles ahead of his impending move to NRL rivals Parramatta.

Manly's NRL premiership celebrations hit a snag on Tuesday with revelations Hopoate would join the Eels at the completion of his two-year Mormon mission.
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