Whitehaven sign prop Samir Tahraoui for 2014

Whitehaven RL

Whitehaven have signed prop Samir Tahraoui for 2014 following spells with South Wales Scorpions and Swinton Lions during the 2013 season.

Taharoui, 22, spent the first part of the season with the Scorpions before joining Swinton in June, and made 19 appearances in all competitions.

The former Crosfield's amateur was with Warrington's academy, and played under-20s rugby with St Helens.

He also played Australian regional rugby with Tweed Heads Seagulls.