Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e has returned to Sheffield Eagles on a one-month loan deal from Keighley Cougars.
He joins the club to replace the injured Josh Guzdek. The starting full-back picked up an injury against Hunslet Club Parkside in the Challenge Cup.
Laulu-Togaga’e, 37, enjoyed a spell at Sheffield Eagles between 2011 to 2016. He will not be available for their next Championship fixture against North Wales Crusaders. However, he could make his return against Whitehaven the following week.
Keighley open their 2022 League 1 campaign on Sunday, March 27, away to Oldham.
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Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e returns to Sheffield
“It’s certainly been a while but I’ve always had a soft spot for the club after spending six years there,” said Laulu-Togaga’e.
“I made a lot of great memories and it’s good to have an opportunity to come back on loan, if only for a few games. I am excited and I have got the butterflies again!
“The team has changed. I don’t think anyone is still there from when I was at the club, but I do know a few of the lads.
“The coaching staff hasn’t changed and a lot of the backroom staff are still there too.
“I have been in touch with Tubbs even after leaving the Eagles and I’ve been following the club.
“I saw Tubbs not too long ago at Misi’s 40th and I’ve still got a great relationship with him.
“I’m grateful to come back, get a few games in and add value to this team with my playing ability but also try to make an impact on the young lads in the squad with the experience I have.”
Mark Aston: ‘We can’t wait to welcome him into the squad’
“We all know the quality and enthusiasm that QLT brings with him and we feel it’s a great move for the short-term,” said director of rugby Mark Aston.
“He will always be remembered for his first stint with the club but we know he still has more to offer. We can’t wait to welcome him into the squad.
“The experience he has and the help he can give to some of the younger players within the squad will be invaluable.”
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