Wigan let Lauaki go


23rd January 2014

Wigan Warriors have released forward Epalahame Lauaki from the final year of his contract.

Lauaki, who turns 30 on Monday, joined the Warriors from Hull FC on a three-year deal ahead of the start of the 2012 season but made only six appearances last year.

In a statement, Wigan said: "Wigan Warriors today confirmed that the club have parted company with prop Epalahame Lauaki.

"After numerous requests from the player over the last year to be released from his playing contract, the club has agreed to his request."