London Broncos snap up Australian forward

London Broncos have signed Australian prop Rob Tuliatu signing a one-year deal which is pending visa approval.

The former Newcastle Knights under-23s player is a Greek international and has played in the UK before when he came over to join the West Wales Raiders before a spell with the London Skolars.

Speaking to theBroncos media from Australia Tuliatu, who is a lawyer by day, was looking forward to getting started with the Club, one he knows well and has admired from a distance.

He said: “The London Broncos are an institution of our sport. A great club and the only major team in the South of England. Even in Australia, they are a well-known club.”

“Having played at the Skolars in 2019 I already have established roots in the city. I always knew I would return. London is a microcosm of the world’s cultures and I absolutely loved living in a city with such diversity.”

Head coach Jermaine Coleman is someone Rob had worked with previously and the appointment of Coleman was a big factor in his decision to sign for the Broncos this season.

He added: “When I heard Jermaine Coleman had been appointed as coach, I knew immediately I wanted to be a part of what he was going to create. I played under his guidance at London Skolars in 2019 and I’m really eager to see what he can do with the resources and talent pool of the Broncos. He has a great knowledge and understanding of the game and I enjoy his collaborative approach to coaching. He explores a player’s talents and works with the individuals in his team to get the most out of everyone.”

“I will bring the club a positive energy and enthusiasm. I know what I can do on the field and I hope to show that to all of the UK’s rugby league fan base.”

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