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Lifelong friends Sia Soliola and Sam Perrett spent time with their families at the National Zoo and Aquarium after the incredible 41-34 game at GIO Stadium in round 11.  

Soliola and Perrett have known each other since their days playing junior rugby league against each other at schoolboy level, as well as in the juniors at the Sydney Roosters, and have formed a special friendship over their lives which has continued onto their families.

The pair joined their partners and children today to get up close and personal with some of the animals at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra. 

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