Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii says he’s looking forward to once again taking on Cronulla star Paul Gallen on Saturday.

The clashes between the pair have been ongoing since Papalii first came to prominence as one of the games brightest young stars back in 2012.

The 24 year old Queensland and Kangaroos star says playing against the Sharks skipper is one of the games great challenges and he’s excited by the latest opportunity.