Rebels release Alo-Emile for ITM Cup

12th Aug 2013, 07:43

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Additional challenge: Paul Alo-Emile

Additional challenge: Paul Alo-Emile

Prop Paul Alo-Emile will turn out for Waikato in the ITM Cup after being granted clearance by the Rebels and the ARU.

Prop Paul Alo-Emile will turn out for Waikato in the ITM Cup after being granted clearance by the Rebels and the Australian Rugby Union.

The 22-year-old, who has committed to the Melbourne franchise until 2015, started three matches for the Rebels during Super Rugby and is hopeful of upping his game through a stint in New Zealand.

"This is my third season in a professional Rugby environment," he told the Rebels' official website. "I would now like to challenge myself and be ready to be a consistent Super Rugby starter for the Rebels in the 2014 season.

"I have enjoyed my matches here in Melbourne's Dewar Shield and the competition is really growing. I am very grateful that the Rebels have given me this opportunity to play at an established and proud ITM Club like Waikato."