International rugby league could be more competitive than ever before if more players committed to representing their nations of heritage.
Rugby League World Cup organisers are confident of delivering the biggest and best tournaments we’ve seen yet when they are staged in England this autumn.
There’s already been a number of high-profile players commit to their nations of heritage ahead of this year’s World Cup, such as Brian To’o (Samoa), Josh Papali’i (Samoa), Victor Radley (England), Felise Kaufusi (Tonga) and Luke Keary (Ireland).
Leigh star John Asiata is another player who we could see at the World Cup. The 29-year-old was born and raised in Australia and is of Samoan and Tongan heritage.
Asiata made his international debut for Samoa in 2016 before switching allegiances to Tonga in 2019.
Speaking exclusively to Love Rugby League back in May, Asiata explained…