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News: Suniula gets Sea Eagles break

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    <div class="article-title"><div class="have-your-say-banner"><span class="story-summary-bold">ANDREW Suniula would have been filling his pockets with yen and his face with sushi if Manly rugby league legend Noel 'Crusher' Cleal hadn't landed in Auckland in 2007. </span></div></div><div id="article-body" class="article-body rank0" /><p>Instead, the 1.86m, 102kg powerhouse will square off against rampaging New Zealand Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei on Sunday in just his second NRL match for the Sea Eagles. </p><p>Suniula, who played NPC rugby for Taranaki in 2005-06, was set to play a season in the United States before taking up a contract in Japan. But, by chance, he accepted an offer to play some Bartercard Cup league for the Auckland Lions - "for fun''. </p><p>"I had a couple of games of league just to fill in some time, and I happened to play a game when the Warriors were playing Manly in Auckland,'' Suniula recalled. "After that game 'Crusher' wanted me to come over and give it a crack over here. It was just a few days before I was due to leave (for the US).''</p>

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