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Former Parramatta Eels forward Kelepi Tanginoa has signed with the Manly Sea Eagles for the remainder of the 2017 season.

Tanginoa was released by the Eels before the June 30 deadline.

The 23-year-old trained for the first time under Coach Trent Barrett, who says the former Parramatta Eels forward is still a few weeks away from being in the NRL system at the Sea Eagles.

“Kelepi is a great acquisition to our forward pack for the rest of the season and although it will take him a few weeks to learn our structures and the way we play, I am delighted to have him at the Sea Eagles,’’ Barrett said.

Tanginoa has played 16 NRL games since making his first-grade debut for Parramatta in 2013.

Sea Eagles 2023 Player Movements

2023 Gains
Ben Condon (North Queensland Cowboys, 2025), Cooper Johns (Melbourne Storm, 2023), Fletcher Meyers (2024), Nathaniel Roache (2023), Kelma Tuilagi (Wests Tigers, 2025)
2023 Losses
Andrew Davey (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Sione Fainu (Wests Tigers), Kieran Foran (Gold Coast Titans), Jorge Taufua (Wakefield Trinity), Dylan Walker (New Zealand Warriors)
Josh Aloiai (2025), Morgan Boyle (2023), Daly Cherry-Evans (2025), Zac Fulton (2024), Sean Keppie (2026), Tolutau Koula (2024), Karl Lawton (2024), Haumole Olakau'atu (2025), Jason Saab (2026), Ben Trbojevic (2023), Kaeo Weekes (2023)
Off Contract 2023
Morgan Boyle, Ethan Bullemor, Gordon Chan Kum Tong, Morgan Harper, Jamie Humphreys, Brad Parker, Toafofoa Sipley, Jacob Sykes, Ben Trbojevic, Alec Tuitavake, Raymond Vaega, Kaeo Weekes

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