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Waratahs lure former forward back from Japan

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The NSW Waratahs have continued their recruiting campaign, luring versatile striker Jed Holloway to Sydney on a two-year deal for super rugby.

left Holloway the Waratahs at the end of the 2020 season and consumed Last year in Japan with former teammate and Wallabies captain Michael Hooper at Toyota Verblitz.

The 28-year-old said he was grateful for the chance to return to his home state. Working with new head coach Darren Coleman.

“I’ve wanted to be a Waratah since I started playing rugby. The team gave me a huge opportunity 10 years ago and I’m very grateful that they are now ready to take another chance with me, “said Holloway.

” Both the Waratahs and I have a lot to do prove next year, but I think we have everything to make it a reality.

“I’ve learned a lot from some great people in Japan and I’m excited to join the team and get started. p>

“DC (Coleman) has nothing but success on his record, he’s a proven cultural worker.”

Holloway’s signing follows the Waratahs retention this week with exciting backs Alex Newsome, Mark Nawaqanitawase and Lalakai Foketi.

Foketi and Vice-Captain Newsome will stay until at least the end of the 2022 season, with Nawaqanitawase being signed again for another two years.

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