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Elijah Taylor has re-signed with the Wests Tigers for another two seasons.

Elijah Taylor has re-signed with the Wests Tigers for a further two seasons the club announced on Monday afternoon.

The 26-year-old joined the Wests Tigers mid-year from the Penrith Panthers.

Taylor has played a total of 121 NRL games since making his debut for the New Zealand Warriors in 2011, including 15 games for Wests Tigers after joining the club in May.

The Otahuhu Leopards junior has also represented New Zealand on 10 occasions and was named in the Kiwis' Four Nations train-on squad after an impressive finish to 2016.

Taylor said he was pleased to have his immediate future finalised and expressed his excitement in securing his contract through until the end of the 2018 season.

"I'm really happy to have extended my contract with Wests Tigers," Taylor said. 

"It's a great club, there's a lot of potential and some really great young players here.

"Staying at Wests Tigers was something that I'd wanted to do for a while, so it's good to have that all sorted now.

"It didn't take me too long to settle in here at the club, the boys were all really welcoming and the coaching staff really believed in me and supported me.

"I really enjoyed that aspect and it made my transition so much easier, so to now get a pre-season under my belt with the team will really help going into 2017."

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