Album: Warriors Re-sign Tupou but may lose Slaimankhel

Source: Stuff<br /> <br /> Warriors re-sign Bill Tupou through to 2014<br /> He&#039;s flown under the radar for most of his career out on the right wing for the Warriors, but the underrated Bill Tupou&#039;s recent form doesn&#039;t appear to have gone unnoticed by the club&#039;s powerbrokers.<br /> Tupou was off contract at the end of this season with an option in favour of the Warriors, but his manager Stan Martin has moved quickly to negotiate a new and upgraded deal for his client.<br /> He wouldn&#039;t reveal specifics yesterday but confirmed that on Friday, Tupou put pen to paper on a new contract that will see him call Mt Smart Stadium home until at least the end of 2014.<br /> It&#039;s also understood the deal includes an option in the club&#039;s favour for the 2015 season.<br /> Martin said the terms of the new contract were confidential but admitted Tupou, who scored two tries during Wednesday&#039;s loss to the S torm, had been rewarded with a significant pay increase.<br /> &quot;Bill&#039;s been offered a new extension for two years and he signed the contract this week,&quot; Martin said.<br /> &quot;He&#039;ll be staying with the Warriors until 2014 at least.<br /> &quot;I spoke to the Warriors at the end of last year and at the beginning of this year after Billy&#039;s top performances during the playoffs. He also made the Kiwis squad for the Four Nations, let&#039;s not forget.<br /> &quot;He&#039;s improved quite a lot and I think the Warriors see him as a long-term winger and wanted to keep him at the club. He&#039;s received some good rewards on the back of some impressive performances.&quot;<br /> Tupou, 21, joined the Warriors under-20s in 2008 – their inaugural season – before making his first-grade debut in round four of the 2010 season.<br /> Last year, he was used just three times by former coach Ivan Cleary before getting a recall to the side in round 16. He quickly cemented his position and went on to make 17 appearances, including the NRL grand final.<br /> Under new coach Brian McClennan, Tupou has been a regular sight on the right wing for the Warriors and has turned in some impressive performances, most notabl



Warriors Re-sign Tupou but may lose Slaimankhel

Updated May 8, 2012
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Source: Stuff

Warriors re-sign Bill Tupou through to 2014
He's flown under the radar for most of his career out on the right wing for the Warriors, but the underrated Bill Tupou's recent form doesn't appear to have gone unnoticed by the club's powerbrokers.
Tupou was off contract at the end of this season with an option in favour of the Warriors, but his manager Stan Martin has moved quickly to negotiate a new and upgraded deal for his client.
He wouldn't reveal specifics yesterday but confirmed that on Friday, Tupou put pen to paper on a new contract that will see him call Mt Smart Stadium home until at least the end of 2014.
It's also understood the deal includes an option in the club's favour for the 2015 season.
Martin said the terms of the new contract were confidential but admitted Tupou, who scored two tries during Wednesday's loss to the S torm, had been rewarded with a significant pay increase.
"Bill's been offered a new extension for two years and he signed the contract this week," Martin said.
"He'll be staying with the Warriors until 2014 at least.
"I spoke to the Warriors at the end of last year and at the beginning of this year after Billy's top performances during the playoffs. He also made the Kiwis squad for the Four Nations, let's not forget.
"He's improved quite a lot and I think the Warriors see him as a long-term winger and wanted to keep him at the club. He's received some good rewards on the back of some impressive performances."
Tupou, 21, joined the Warriors under-20s in 2008 – their inaugural season – before making his first-grade debut in round four of the 2010 season.
Last year, he was used just three times by former coach Ivan Cleary before getting a recall to the side in round 16. He quickly cemented his position and went on to make 17 appearances, including the NRL grand final.
Under new coach Brian McClennan, Tupou has been a regular sight on the right wing for the Warriors and has turned in some impressive performances, most notabl

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