Former Leeds Rhinos forward Ava Seumanufagai secures NRL return with Canterbury Bulldogs

Ex-Leeds Rhinos front-rower Ava Seumanufagai is back in the NRL with Canterbury Bulldogs.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 1:27 pm
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 1:30 pm
Ava Seumanufagai is tackled by Castleford's Paul McShane during his final Headingley appearance for Leeds last October. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.

Ex-Leeds Rhinos front-rower Ava Seumanufagai is back in the NRL with Canterbury Bulldogs.

Seumanufagai had been at Bulldogs on a 'train and trial' contract, but has now been added to their top-30 squad.

The 29-year-old New Zealander joined Rhinos from Cronulla Sharks in May, 2019.

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He scored four tries in 32 appearances and was a Challenge Cup winner last year before being released from the final year of his contract, three months ago, for personal reasons.

Seumanufagai played for Bulldogs in a pre-season trial match against Cronulla and has featured in the opening three games of feeder club Mounties' New South Wales Cup campaign.

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