Why Christian Lealiifano almost chased a Samoan World Cup dream

Chris Dutton
Updated August 23 2019 - 8:12pm, first published 8:00pm

Christian Lealiifano was perhaps the most unlikely man to walk down the stairs to a Wallabies World Cup dream on Friday, but not because he beat cancer.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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