Rugby

Rebels sign Blues prop Manu

2012-10-18 12:40
Pauliasi Manu (Getty Images)
Melbourne - The Melbourne Rebels have strengthened their front row options for the 2013 Super Rugby season after signing prop Pauliasi Manu from the Blues on a two-year contract.

According to the Rugby Heaven website, Manu decided to leave the Auckland-based franchise in search of greater opportunities, having managed just five Super Rugby matches in the past two seasons while sitting behind veteran All Blacks loosehead prop Tony Woodcock in the pecking order.

Woodcock has subsequently left the Blues and will play for the Highlanders in next year's tournament.

"I have learnt a lot from Tony and all my team-mates and am proud of my time with Auckland and the Blues," said Manu.

"I am really looking forward to the opportunity to push for a starting spot."

The Rebels also signed flank Scott Fuglistaller and utility back Jason Woodward from Wellington last month.

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