Sheffield news Wakefield Trinity set sights on Salford Red Devils' New Zealand international PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Exclusive: Willie Poching is seeking a reunion with a player he worked with during his time with New Zealand.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Wakefield Trinity are plotting a move for Salford Red Devils forward Elijah Taylor. Rugby League Live understands the West Yorkshire club are interested in the 32-year-old, who is off-contract at the end of the season. Taylor is off-contract at the AJ Bell Stadium and talks between the club and player have yet to commence. As a result, Wakefield have set their sights on the New Zealand international as a potential recruit ahead of 2023. It would set up a reunion between Taylor and head coach Willie Poching. The Wakefield boss was part of the Kiwis' coaching staff while Taylor was one of the country's lead players. Taylor played 11 times for New Zealand between 2011 and 2017. Read more:Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker welcomes arrival of second child with partner His capture would be a much-needed addition for Wakefield, with many of their star players being liked with moves elsewhere.
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. But Taylor would bring much-needed experience having played 186 times in the NRL, featuring for New Zealand Warriors, Penrith Panthers and Wests Tigers during a ten-season career down under. He remains a regular for Salford this season, playing in all but one of their Super League games this season. He is currently eleventh in the competition for tackles made this season having made 464, an average in excess of 33 per game. His tackle success rate currently stands at 93.9 per cent for the season. As for Salford, they are believed to have a number of targets lined up and are actively pursuing a number of deals to help bolster their squad in time for 2023.
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