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Sport Valentine Holmes reportedly close to signing deal with North Queensland Cowboys

04:20  22 october  2019
04:20  22 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Valentine Holmes will reportedly play for North Queensland in 2020 after agreeing to a new deal with the Valentine Holmes has reportedly abandoned his NFL dreams and has agreed to return to Holmes , an ex-Cronulla premiership winner, was signed to the New York Jets’ practice squad in

But Holmes ’ admission that rugby league could be in his future is the first hint the former Sharks star is beginning to believe the consensus view that he And the Cowboys , who earlier this year offered the Townsville product a five-year deal to abandon his NFL dream and return home, are once again ready

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Valentine Holmes is reportedly close to signing a deal with the North Queensland Cowboys after his dream of playing in the NFL for the New York Jets failed to come true.

Holmes walked out on the Cronulla Sharks last year in attempt to crack the NFL.

Dean Ritchie first reported that Paul Green has flown to New York to meet with Holmes in an attempt to lure him to Townsville.

On Wednesday morning, The Mole was reporting that Holmes had agreed "in principle" to a deal worth in the vicinity of $1 million.

Holmes has been based in New York in an effort to crack the Jets' 55-man roster. 

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  Thurston's massive call on Holmes NRL return Valentine Holmes can become like James Tedesco should he quit the NFL for an NRL return, Johnathan Thurston says. Holmes is on the brink of leaving the New York Jets and signing with North Queensland on a $1 million per season deal, Wide World of Sports' The Mole reported on Tuesday.

North Queensland Cowboys management will meet with NFL-bound Valentine Holmes ’ agents in He was reportedly set to sign a five-year, .5 million contract with the Cowboys before the Jets offered Under the terms of his deal with the Jets, Holmes will train with the team in the pre-season

A .5 million handshake deal between Valentine Holmes and North Queensland has been left on the table with no certain future after the former The Courier Mail revealed Holmes agreed to sign a five-year, 0,000-a-season contract if his NFL dream was cut short, however the Queensland star

He played four pre-season matches against the Giants, Falcons, Saints and Eagles with varying success, but ultimately didn't make the cut.

He could have remained on the side's practise squad, but that would have meant being ineligible to play any NFL football.

Holmes has been linked to a move to the Cowboys ever since he left for the US.

North Queensland have kept space in their cap to lure the 2016 NRL premiership winner north if he does decide to return to the NRL.

Holmes has played 105 games in the NRL and scored 66 tries since his debut in 2014.

He debuted for Queensland in 2017, playing five games and scoring eight tries at State of Origin level.

The 24-year-old first played for the Kangaroos in 2016 and has scored 17 tries in 13 games, including five in one match against Samoa and six against Fiji in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned North Queensland against signing Cronulla fullback Valentine Holmes . The PM's unlikely intervention comes as the Cowboys reportedly prepare to table Holmes a .6 million deal . Holmes is off-contract at the end of the 2019 season, meaning rival

North Queensland coach Paul Green has not given up on signing Valentine Holmes for 2020 despite the ex-NRL star joining the New York Jets' NFL practice squad this week. But the Cowboys believe they can provide a convincing argument to lure the former Queensland star with 0,000 reportedly

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