If having a bad reaction to an injection as a kid wasn't bad enough, Josh Papalii then had to endure the heartache of watching his daughter go through exactly the same ordeal. It's why the Canberra Raiders enforcer opted to sign the waiver and didn't have the influenza vaccination. Both Sia Soliola and Joe Tapine - with all three speaking about their reasons for the first time - had similar stories of suffering adverse reactions to injections in the past. Flu shots became a massive drama when the NRL was looking to restart following the coronavirus shutdown. The governing body rushed into an agreement with the Queensland government where all players required one to play or train in the banana state.