‘The jersey is my skin’: Segeyaro’s huge ‘love’ for representing PNG

Sam Ayoub‘s client James Segeyaro says the honour of representing Papua New Guinea is equivalent to pulling on the maroon of Queensland as the Kumuls dream of pulling off a boilover against Samoa in Saturday’s Pacific rugby league Test.

Steve Zemek of Fox Sports tells this story,

The 28-year-old describes his Kumuls teammates as his “brothers” and representing his culture as an “emotional” experience.

“This equals playing for the Maroons — representing my culture,” Segeyaro said. “This is where I belong and this is where my blood lies. The jersey is more than just a jersey. It’s my skin.”

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