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14:00  11 january  2018
14:00  11 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Papua New Guinea rugby league player Kato Ottio dies at 24 after falling ill at training

  Papua New Guinea rugby league player Kato Ottio dies at 24 after falling ill at training Papua New Guinea rugby league player and NRL hopeful Kato Ottio has died at the age of 24 after suffering "a sudden health issue" in training, English club Widnes Vikings has said.Ottio spent two seasons in the Canberra Raiders system but after failing to crack the NRL squad, signed with Widnes in December.

Veteran halfback Will Genia says the Rebels must gel quickly to maximise the Test talent in their Super Rugby squad.Wallabies halfback Will Genia has hit the training paddock for the first time with his new Super Rugby club the Melbourne Rebels , admitting he's off the pace after a long break.

Will Genia has been at his bossy best this week and Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels will welcome the return of his competitive edge for the Super Rugby clash with the Crusaders on Friday night. Genia missed the last two games in South Africa through injury and

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Wallabies halfback Will Genia has hit the training paddock for the first time with his new Super Rugby club the Melbourne Rebels, admitting he's off the pace after a long break.

Genia had a six-week holiday after the Wallabies spring tour and says he has work to do to catch his Melbourne teammates.

The veteran No.9 says there will be expectation both externally and internally on the under-performing Rebels, who have recruited a host of Wallabies from the defunct Western Force.

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