Siblings make shock rugby league history

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St George Illawarra has re-signed guardant Tyrell Fuimaono, who volition soon marque rugby league past erstwhile helium joins his sister Taliah to go the archetypal brother-sister duo to play for an Australian archetypal people nine astatine the aforesaid time.

The nine contiguous announced Fuimaono, who's played 30 games for the Dragons since joining the nine from Penrith successful 2020, had re-signed connected a two-year woody which volition support him astatine St George Illawarra until 2023.

But the Dragons guardant volition besides marque past erstwhile sister Taliah besides joins the club, who has signed connected for the 2021 NRLW play which is expected to kick-off aboriginal this month.

The NRLW play typically starts astir the Round 23 people of the men's season, but owed to the interaction of the COVID-19 outbreak, nary day has been officially locked in.

Tyrell Fuimaono and Taliah Fuimaono of the Dragons (Getty)

"It's a peculiar juncture for a batch of america but peculiarly for my mum Michelle and my sister. Mum is rapt. She's ne'er missed a crippled of excavation oregon of Taliah, we person ever been her fig 1 precedence each weekend," Tyrell said successful a nine statement.

"To beryllium capable to person america some play astatine the highest level successful beforehand of her aft each the clip and effort she has contributed passim our journeys and careers is precise rewarding. Mum's endless enactment has made this possible.

"Extending for different 2 years is peculiar too, my mindset has perpetually changed from erstwhile I archetypal signed and passim my clip astatine the Dragons. Football is perfectly my main absorption successful my beingness and I'm present precise keen connected uncovering consistency successful my performances."

Taliah, who successful caller times has been hampered by enarthrosis injuries and ACL injury, said she's amazed to spot her imagination hap truthful quickly.

"I'm excited to yet person a breakthrough successful my vocation though I didn't expect it to travel truthful soon," Taliah said.

"Overall this is specified a immense woody for our mum and our family. It's going to beryllium a immense alteration for maine but 1 that volition beryllium made adjacent much peculiar present that Tyrell and I get to beryllium astatine the Dragons together."

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