Sam Kasiano ready to give his all for Warrington with attention on silverware

Josh McAllister
Sam Kasiano Warrington Wolves SWpix

Sam Kasiano is eager to show Warrington fans that he has plenty left in the tank following his move to the club with his sights set on winning silverware.

Kasiano, 32, joined following a four-year stint in Perpignan with Catalans, including an appearance at the 2021 Grand Final loss to St Helens.

The former NRL forward has established himself as one of the most destructive props in the Super League competition, often featuring from the bench for the Dragons.

And his move to Warrington has ticked off another experience for the Auckland-born player, who always had plans of playing in England. 

Sam Kasiano: I wanted to experience England

“It’s my first full pre-season in a couple of years, so it’s good to get the work and I can’t wait to play now,” Kasiano said.

“I wanted to experience what England was like and I’m glad I got the opportunity here at this club. I’m happy.

“It was difficult playing here previously because the home fans are too good and I can’t wait to experience it as a home player.

“I knew a few of the boys already and they’re always a good team every time I play against them. They were just kind of unlucky last year. But I was excited for this opportunity.

“I signed halfway through last season but I was surprised by how they did. They had a good team on paper but hopefully this year we change that.

“Last year is last year and this is a new team in a new year and we’re ready to go.”

“I want to win something”

The former New Zealand and Samoa international has set his sights on winning silverware with Warrington, having previously missed out in 2021 and in 2012, where he was a part of the Canterbury Bulldogs side that fell short to Melbourne Storm.

He would also go on to lose the Queensland Cup final in 2018, featuring for Easts Tigers against Redcliffe Dolphins.

“I think I’ve still got some good footy in me,” Kasiano insisted.

“Hopefully I can show it over the next two years and give it a good crack.

“I want to win something and I think we can with this group.”

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