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LDS Rugby Star Shares Blessings of Missionary Work

Since returning from his LDS mission in November 2013, Will Hopoate's transition back into the life of an Australian rugby star has been fairly smooth.

According to NRL.com in August, the 22-year-old "started slow" but "quickly found his feet" before suffering a minor shoulder injury that required seven weeks of recovery time. Even so, Hopoate was recently named to a highly touted 21-member Australian squad that will compete in the prestigious Four Nations rugby league tournament and the Prime Minister's XIII match against Papua New Guinea, triplem.com.au reported.

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