Wakefield Trinity: Second-rower Anthony Tupou leaves Wakefield by mutual consent

Wakefield Trinity have granted second-rower Anthony Tupou a release from his contract so he can return to Australia.

Anthony Tupou.

The 33-year-old joined Trinity on a two-year deal from NRL club Cronulla ahead of the 2016 season but leaves having made only 18 appearances.

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“Unfortunately things did not work out as well as we all had hoped,” said Wakefield chairman Michael Carter.

“Anthony and his family were suffering a lot with homesickness.

“We wish Anthony and his family the very best in the future.”