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The Kangaroos eye off the Kiwi haka before their Four Nations clash in Coventry.

The Australian Kangaroos will pause on Friday, November 11, as will many Australians, to honour Remembrance Day and those who have fought for freedom.

Members of the team have been sending messages home to Australia, encouraging everyone to wear a poppy in honour of the fallen and pause to reflect on the selfless sacrifices that thousands of Australians have made in years past.

Kangaroos skipper Cameron Smith led the tributes and said November 11 was an important day for Australians to honour those who have served our country in times of conflict.

Earlier this year, the NRL acknowledged its continued partnership with the Returned Services League (RSL) as it commemorated its 100th anniversary.

Australians are encouraged to purchase a poppy for Remembrance Day and support the Defence Care Poppy Appeal at


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National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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