Samoan International and Wakefield Trinity forward Michael Sio joined Fax in July on an initial 1-month loan deal, extended until the end of the season.
Primarily a Loose Forward, although he can also play hooker/second row, 24-year-old Sio joined the Wildcats from Melbourne Cup side Mackay Cutters in 2015 following stints with Marist Saints and New Zealand Warriors, where he won the clubs 2013 Junior Warriors’ Player of the Year award.
Originally from Auckland New Zealand, Sio was called up to represent Samoa at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and 2014 Four Nations competitions.
Head coach Richard Marshall is happy to have Michael on board.
“We’ve been looking for players with experience for some time now and Michael fits the bill perfectly. He’s an accomplished Super League player who will offer us great utility value as well as a wise head on the field. We’ve got a young team out there at the moment due to injuries and I feel we needed some experience at key times in games and Michael will offer us that.
He’s a quality player, a solid professional who looks after himself, and he wants to come and play here. He’s a welcome addition to the squad.”
Michael Sio is proudly sponsored by Terry Flynn Services, with Dave & Gill Grayson the kit sponsors.