Eliza Taylor, the Eliza Taylor tested eleven trials, signed a two-year deal with English Super League club Salford just weeks after the New Zealand Super Court ruling that her former manager received $ 400,000 from an NRL player Were. .
Taylor, 30, joined the Salford Red Devils after being fired from NRL club West Tigers late in the 2020 season.
The former Warriors said he “talks to some players I know and Sulfoard sounds like a great club”.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity to play, train and live in Sulford.
Salford returned to the final of the Challenge Cup for the first time in 51 years.
* * With a commitment to a daughter, the Kiwi prop is making his comeback on a Super League contract with Leeds
* * Former Kiwi defender Krishnan Inu signed up for another Super League season with Salford
* * Super League club Salford is joined by former Kiwis Eliza Taylor and Danny Levy
“I have been following Salford for two years and I always want to play in the Super League. Talk to rich [coach Richard Marshall]I enjoy playing for the club. “”
Taylor, who made 186 top NRL appearances, played in the Warriors with Salford’s Chrysan Inu and Sebastine Icahifo and the Wise Tigers with the Red Devils standoff Tui Lolohiya.
Marshall said his new recruit “has the potential to make a huge impact on the team and on the team with his actions.”
“He has a great relationship with Tui as he was with the West Tigers and I’m looking forward to seeing him playing together in a Salford shirt.
“I also think that Eliza’s experience on the world stage will have a huge impact on the rest of our peloton, and especially our younger players.”
Greater Manchester based Salford finished second in the 2019 Super League Final and the 2020 Challenge Cup Final.
His rugby director Ian Bliss described Taylor as a “world-class talent” whose “presence makes our pack even more impressive for the next season and beyond”.
“This signing is a declaration of our intention and I am sure our fans will be happy with their first game in the Salford colors.”
Who could play Casual Striker, Second Row or Hooters, Taylor made his NRL debut for the Warriors in 2011 after earning the Junior Youth the National Youth League title.
He won his first Kiwi International match in 2011 and made his debut as a casual striker in the 2013 Kiwi final defeat to Australia at the Kiwi World Rugby Championship. In his final Kiwi appearance against Scotland at the World Cup, he made a stunning effort in 2017.
Taylor joined the Penrith Panthers in 2014 and two years later joined the Westers Tigers where he became co-captain.
He played 11 games in 2020 – nine off the bench – but was part of a group of players sacked by the West Tigers and Kiwis manager Michael Maguire at the end of the season.
Taylor took legal action against his former manager Ian Miles from Christchurch. The Supreme Court ruled last month that Miles embezzled $ 400,000 from an NRL player over a four-year period.
Taylor told us New Zealand Herald in this week He felt betrayed by a man who had been his mentor since he was a teenager with the Warriors.
“How is it possible? How could someone do that – someone who looked like my father. I trusted him so much. I trusted him more than anyone else in my life,” Taylor said.
Miles gave a statement on that New Zealand Herald He denied Taylor embezzlement and was in therapy after “numerous health problems in the last four years”.
However, Supreme Court Justice Jan-Marie Doig ruled that Miles had abused Taylor’s trust and ordered him to pay $ 25,000 in general damages and court costs of $ 28,750, Taylor’s amount of $. The A340 was awarded US $ 1,112 and US $ 17,909 equivalent to 25,000.
Taylor told us Herold He had little hope of money.
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