Featherstone Rovers hope Tongan international centre or winger Etuate Uaisele will arrive in “the next two to three weeks.”
Rovers beat off competition from Super League clubs and Australian clubs to snap up 29-year-old Uaisele who has played for Parramatta Eels and Penrith Panthers in the NRL.
Rovers coach John Bastian said: “His arrival is getting closer.
“Hopefully most of the paper work has been done and we are hoping he will be here in the next two to three weeks.
“We hope he will be here before the start of the league season so we can integrate him with the boys and get him settled into the Featherstone area with his family.
“It is a big transition and we need to look after him.”
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