Warriors bid for Aussie ace Minichiello

Target - Anthony Minichiello

Target - Anthony Minichiello

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WARRIORS have launched a daring bid to recruit Australian star Anthony Minichiello.

The former Kangaroos international has emerged as the Warriors’ No.1 choice to replace Sam Tomkins at the end of this season.

Their interest has stretched to making a formal offer, the Observer understands, and they are hoping to persuade him to finish his glittering career in Super League.

Tomkins’ move to New Zealand Warriors next season is thought to have been finalised.

But Wigan are believed to be delaying an announcement until his successor has been secured.

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