While the MLR continues to attract star players, the USA’s powerhouse hooker is moving to France

first_imgWednesday Feb 26, 2020 While the MLR continues to attract star players, the USA’s powerhouse hooker is moving to France Worcester Warriors’ United States international hooker Joe Taufete’e is to join French Top 14 club Lyon at the end of the current season.ADVERTISEMENTTaufete’e, 27, has so far made 46 appearances and scored six tries for Warriors since he arrived at Sixways from San Diego Breakers in October 2016.During his time with Warriors Taufete’e has become one of the USA Eagles’ leading players and an international rugby record breaker.When he crossed for a hat-trick of tries against Uruguay in Seattle last March, Taufete’e broke Keith Wood’s record for most tries by a front row forward – 15 – in international rugby. Taufete’e claimed the record in only his 21st international appearance.Taufete’e’s achievement was recognised by World Rugby who shortlisted him for their Men’s 15s Player of the Year last year.Taufete’e, a convert from American Football, made his international debut in the 2015 Rugby World Cup and played in all four of United States’ four group matches in last year’s tournament in Japan.ADVERTISEMENTHaving become an integral and popular member of the squad at Sixways, Taufete’e will join Lyon with the club’s best wishes.“Joe has been an integral part of Warriors for some years and the contribution he has made is greatly valued and appreciated,” said Warriors’ Director of Rugby Alan Solomons.“Joe is not only a first-class rugby player, but an outstanding bloke and team man, who will always be welcome here at Sixways. From a personal point of view, it has been a pleasure to work with Joe. We wish him all the best in his new venture.”ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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