"It's The Most Powerful Image I've Ever Seen In The Game"

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Triple M Grill Team' Matty Johns believes Jason Taumalolo was the unrivalled star of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Johns told The Grill Team, the image of Taumalolo standing in the middle of the Tongan players in the cauldron of 30,000 people before their World Cup semi-final with England, is another iconic moment for the sport. 

"The moment I look back on, and made the hairs stand up on the back of my neck, it was England v Tonga," Matty said.  

"The crowd is going absolutely crazy, over 30,000 people in Auckland.

"You've got England standing there facing the Tongan war dance and the players around the circle. The Tongan players drop and there's Taumalolo in the middle of it just standing there looking at England. 

"I reckon it's the most powerful image I've ever seen in the game."

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