2 Jul 2019

Samoa rugby star thanks her husband for supporting her career

6:59 am on 2 July 2019

More than 3500 athletes from 24 nations in Oceania will gather in Samoa on 7 July for the Pacific Games - the biggest sporting event in the Pacific region.

Meet the Athletes is a series by Pacific Media Network that hears from some of the competitors heading to the games.

"I take off my hat to my husband, he gives me support to train, he takes care of the girls as I travel a lot. He's the most supportive person I know," Sui Pauaraisa who is representing Samoa in sevens.

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