Tama Samoa

Tama Samoa: Samoans In The NRL

Podcast: Tama Samoa: Samoans In The NRL
Host: Joyce Matai’a
Category: Sports
Sub-Category: Culture & Identity, Rugby League & Union
First Episode: 2022

Samoan rugby league players have been big names in the Aussie league for many years. They are renowned for their strength and skill, but what motivates them to become great athletes and what are their lives like off the field? Tama Samoa is a three part podcast series exploring the world of rugby league from a Samoan perspective. Host Joyce Matai’a chats with current NRL players Ava Seumanufagai, Joshua Papalii, and Stephen Crichton, as well as OG’s of the game Leo Tanoi, Joe Galuvao and Leaupepe Nigel Vagana. Hear them reflect on family, cultural identity, achieving success, and challenges on and off the field.

Website: Tama Samoa: Samoans In The NRL
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Network: SBS Australia

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