Turner released, Tanielu retires

The long running saga involving Melbourne Storm, Gold Coast Titans and winger Steve Turner has ended.

Capping what has been a big day for the new NRL franchise, Gold Coast has released the disgruntled back following a 6-month stand-off, allowing him to resume playing for the Storm in 2007.

Two Gold Coast juniors currently playing in Melbourne, Smith Samau and Daniel Isaac, as well as an undisclosed sum of money rumoured to be around $100,000, has settled one of the longest running feuds seen in the code for some time.

Not since Gorden Tallis