Tonga international Ukuma Ta’ai is joining ambitious Championship club Newcastle Thunder for the 2021 season following his release by Huddersfield.
Thunder director of rugby Denis Betts said: “Ukuma is a big statement signing for us as a club.
“He is a high-quality Super League player and he is going to add a great deal to our squad.
“He is a devastating back-row with great ability to break open a game and will be an enforcer for us in the forwards.
“With massive amounts of experience it is a big statement that a player like him has chosen to come to Thunder and I’m looking forward to him arriving.”
— Newcastle Thunder (@ThunderRugby) February 5, 2021