NRL Rd 13 - Knights v Tigers
NRL Rd 13 - Knights v Tigers

Tigers fend off rivals in major signing coup

The Tigers have fended off a series of poaching raids to re-sign Dally M Winger of the Year David Nofoaluma.

The 27-year-old, who also won Wests Tigers' Kelly-Barnes medal as the club's best and fairest player last season, has signed a four-year extension.

The deal keeps him at the club until the end of 2025, potentially making him a Wests Tigers player for life.

Kayo is your ticket to the best sport streaming Live & On-Demand. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >

Nofoaluma is coming off his best ever season where he notched 17 tries, 112 tackle busts, 19 line breaks and seven try-assists.

 

South Sydney were considered the Tigers' major rivals to sign Nofoaluma.

However, they on Wednesday secured the services of Josh Mansour.

Nofoaluma was also linked to the Parramatta Eels.

 

"I obviously love the Wests Tigers and the fans, you can tell by my passion." Nofoaluma told The Daily Telegraph in December.

"But in reality, I am heading into what could potentially be my last contract.

"I am going to explore all my options and weigh up what's the best decision for myself and more importantly my future."

 

 

Originally published as Tigers fend off rivals in major signing coup



CQ’s champion all-rounder heading home for cricket clinic

Premium Content CQ’s champion all-rounder heading home for cricket clinic

Exciting opportunity for aspiring young female players to learn from Jess...

Motorists warned of temporary lane closures

Premium Content Motorists warned of temporary lane closures

The work is part of the Type 1 road train access to North Rockhampton abattoirs...

EXPLAINED: Why iconic CQ festival won’t go ahead this year

Premium Content EXPLAINED: Why iconic CQ festival won’t go ahead this year

‘It’s devastating for us. Hopefully in 2022, we can come back bigger and...