Wigan release Lauaki

Wigan Warriors have confirmed that the club have parted company with prop Epalahame Lauaki. After numerous requests from the player over the last year to be released from his playing contract,  the club has agreed to his request. The player is now back in New Zealand with his family.
Lauaki joined Wigan in 2012 on a three year contract from Hull FC and still had one season remaining on his contract.