Semi joins Wakefield old boys at Keighley

Wakefield v Castleford - Semi Tadulala
Wakefield v Castleford - Semi Tadulala
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WINGER Semi Tadulala has joined Co-operative Championship club Keighley Cougars in what’s been a busy week for former Wakefield Trinity Wildcats players.

The 33-year-old Fijian will link-up with former Wildcats team-mate Jason Demetriou, now coach at the Cougars, and will play alongside Sam Obst and Michael Korkidas in 2012.

Meanwhile, young duo Stuart Howarth and Josh Veivers, released from their deals at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium at the end of last season, are set to challenge the RFL’s ‘club trained player’ rule in order to get on the Salford City Reds squad list for 2012.

The Reds already have a full complement of non-club-trained players so are unable to sign the duo unless they release players already on their books.

Howarth and Veivers, who featured regularly for Wakefield last season, are understood to be set to fight their case for a dispensation from the RFL on the grounds that their rules are unfair and effectively a restraint of trade in preventing young players finding employment.

Another former ‘Cat who could be on the move is Paul Cooke, with Doncaster RL hopeful of securing a deal for the 30-year-old.

See this week’s Wakefield Express for all the latest Wakefield Trinity Wildcats news.