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Kieran Foran will return to his hometown after agreeing a one-year deal with New Zealand Warriors.

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Kieran Foran will return to his hometown after agreeing a one-year deal with New Zealand Warriors.

The half-back was a free agent after his contract with Parramatta Eels was terminated in July as he struggled with a shoulder injury and off-field issues.

New Zealand playmaker Foran was linked with a host of NRL clubs, but the 26-year-old has opted to take up an offer with the Warriors in a new era under Stephen Kearney. 

"I've had a lot of time to think about my future over the last few months," said Foran.

"Initially footy was the furthest thing from my mind and I needed time away from the game. More recently the desire to play again has completely returned and I'm very keen to make a big contribution next year.

"While I had other options, coming to Auckland emerged as the best decision for me. Being in a new environment was important but I'm also incredibly excited by the potential of the club and the quality roster it has.

"I can't wait to be part of the team and I want to play a major role in 2017 in taking the club to the next level.

"I have so many people to thank for making this happen and for supporting me through what's been a tough period.

"Now I want to repay them. The Vodafone Warriors have so much to offer and I'm looking forward to working with so many players I know from the Kiwis as well as Mooks [Kearney]."

Foran played just nine games for the Eels after making the switch from Manly Sea Eagles, where he spent six years and played his part in a Grand Final win over the Warriors in 2011.

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