SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 05: Josh Aloiai, Jordan Rankin and Chris Lawrence of the Tigers celebrate victory during the round one NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the New Zealand Warriors at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce the re-signing of young forward Josh Aloiai on a one-year deal.

The 20-year-old made his NRL debut in the Club’s Round 1 win over New Zealand at Campbelltown Sports Stadium and has been part of the first-grade side in every game this year.

Aloiai joined Wests Tigers last November after securing a release from the Parramatta Eels and has impressed during in his eight NRL appearances in 2016.


“I’m really thankful and privileged for the opportunity to re-sign with Wests Tigers,” Aloiai said. “I have rekindled my love for rugby league (since joining Wests Tigers) and I’m really enjoying my footy again.

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“It has been a big transition (playing in the NRL) but I’m definitely adapting to it and I’m trying to build my game each week to become a better player.

“Right across the board from the coaching staff to the players, we have a great bunch of people at the Club and I’m really happy to be here.

“I think the main goal for me this year is helping our team get some wins on the board and to gain momentum, while also developing further as a player.”



  1. I like this kid, he gives 100% each game which is more than I can say about some of our other overpaid youngsters

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