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“Maybe down the line” – NRL star open to Super League switch “later on”

The youngest of the May brothers, Taylan, has revealed that despite penning a new contract at Penrith there are still ambitions for the three brothers to unite, and it could even be in Super League.

Taylan is just 22 and looks set to become one of the best centres in the NRL having shone for Penrith so far in his career, those performances helping him secure a two-year extension with the club.

There had been plenty of eyes on where he would sign due to his exceptional talent but also the fact that he and his brother Terrell had expressed a desire for the three siblings to all sign for the same club.

Terrell had stated previously his intentions to sign for whichever club could table an offer for all three brothers, with both himself and younger brother Taylan off contract at the end of the 2024 season.

That had meant that Tyrone, who has started life at Hull KR excellently following his off-season switch, would be the stumbling block in a deal potentially as he remains under contract with the Robins until the end of the 2025 season.

Following Taylan’s new deal, any unification of the three men seems dead in the water for the near future however the Penrith star has revealed all hope isn’t lost for a move to Super League down the line.

“The dream’s not dead” – NRL pair could join Hull KR star in Super League in the future

Youngest sibling Taylan has now spoken with Fox about his new deal, explaining that it was a tough decision to extend but ultimately the right one for him.

He explained: “I’d be lying if I didn’t say it was hard, I had a few options and I wanted to play with my brothers and all that, but here’s home for me.

“My family is here, it’s easier for my partner and my kids, and I love it here. I think I’ll grow here the most. It was heaps close (that I’d leave) but it was a bit too stressful and I wanted something done.

“I had something firm here and other offers on the table from other clubs, but it was stressful and I wanted to be here.”

He confirmed that the only club he would have considered was the Roosters, a move that would have seen him join brother Terrell, before explaining he didn’t deem it likely that the Panthers could afford to connect the duo.

“The only other club I wanted to go to was the Roosters, but it didn’t happen and that’s all right. There were talks, but there was nothing on the table,” he revealed.

“I don’t think they can afford him. One hundred per cent he would come back here (if the salary cap went up) but I think what he’s on now and what he’s getting offered, I don’t think we could afford him.”

Then came his bombshell admission, May revealing: “Maybe eventually down the line we could play together in Super League, but that’s later, later on.

“We all agreed that everyone does their own thing for now, and then hopefully down the line we can link up. The dream’s not dead.”

Could we see the three siblings grace Super League at some point in the years to come? As Taylan states, ‘The dream’s not dead’.

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