DAVE TAYLOR is officially an NRL player again after the NRL approved his one-year deal with the Raiders.
Taylor, who left the NRL for Super League side Catalans in 2015, spent the off-season trialling with Canberra and has been rewarded with the a one-year deal.
The big forward will serve a two-game suspension but will be available for selection from round three.
“Everyone at the Raiders has made me feel very welcome and I’m looking forward to the season ahead now the contract has been finalised,” Taylor said.
“The Raiders have given me a chance to re-start my NRL career and I want to do all I can to repay them.”
Taylor joins Englishman Jordan Turner and Dunamis Lui as the Green Machine’s new recruits for the 2017 season.