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Latter-day Saint Sports Writer Comments on Playing Football on Sunday

“Bulldogs star Will Hopoate has declared he will not participate in games and training sessions held on Sundays due to religious reasons,” sports commentator Wille La-ulu wrote this week.

“This has been a huge topic of discussion in regards to his loyalty to the club, his teammates, and what exactly it achieves. Personally, I have seen the scrutiny, and feel like a voice of reason is due. Let’s discuss the decision, through the eyes of a Mormon.”

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