Titans sign Junior Kiwi Tagataese

The Jetstar Gold Coast Titans are excited to announce they have signed promising Melbourne Storm forward Sam Tagataese.

The 21-year-old New Zealander will join the Jetstar Titans next season on a two-year deal which will expire at the end of 2010.

Tagataese, who represented the Junior Kiwis and also the Queensland under-19s in 2004, made his NRL debut for the Storm in round four last season and has since played 15 first grade games.

Prior to earning his start in the NRL, the 100kg forward had impressed in the Queensland Cup competition with Brisbane Norths.

Jetstar Titans coach John Cartwright said Tagataese would add to the club