Steve Rapira: New Zealand Warriors confirm Salford move
Steve Rapira will leave New Zealand Warriors to join Salford next season, the NRL club have confirmed.
The 24-year-old utility forward will sign a two-year contract with the Super League side, who will be rebranded as Salford Red Devils in 2014.
Rapira has not played since April because of a serious knee problem.
"I'm looking forward to testing myself in England, getting myself right and playing football again," he told the Warriors' website.
"While I haven't played as much football as I would have liked here, I love it at this club. It's been a great experience."
Rapira began his career at Queensland Cowboys and joined New Zealand Warriors at the start of the 2011 season, although a successions of injuries have limited him to just 14 appearances in his three years with the club.