2022-06-30 02:40:00

The Cronulla Sharks have snapped up the younger brother of a Manly star.

Meanwhile, another young gun is departing the Dragons.

All that and more in the latest edition of Transfer Whispers!

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SHARKS SNAP UP TAUPAU

While his older brother’s future remains uncertain, Junior Taupau’s looks bright after being snapped up by the Cronulla Sharks.

The younger brother of Manly star Martin Taupau, the 18-year-old forward will join the Sharks next year on a two-year contract after impressing in the Canterbury Bulldogs’ set-up.

That’s according to a News Corp report, which lists the Endeavour Sports High student at 188cm and 104kg.

Taupau was a standout in the Bulldogs’ Harold Matthews Cup team in 2021, and was part of Canterbury’s SG Ball side.

Martin meanwhile is off-contract at the end of this season, with no call made on his playing future beyond 2022.

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YOUNG DRAGON POACHED

Another one bites the dust.

Not for the first time this year, the Dragons have lost a rising star to an NRL rival.

On this occasion, it’s promising prop Jack Burrows exiting the club, set to join the Parramatta Eels on a two-year deal, according to the Wide World of Sports.

Burrows played for the St Gregory’s College side in this year’s National Schoolboy Championships, and is tipped for big things.

Burrows’ exit comes not long after Jack Bostock signed on for 2023 and beyond with Wayne Bennett and the Dolphins.

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