Kiwi flyer Denny Solomona set for controversial code switch in England - report

Denny Solomona in action for Melbourne Storm's under-20s in 2013.
Scott Barbour

Denny Solomona in action for Melbourne Storm's under-20s in 2013.

Kiwi league winger Denny Solomona could be switching codes.

The Castleford Tigers flyer, who broke the record of former Kiwi Lesley Vainikolo for tries in a Super League season, scoring 42 in 2016, is being courted by English Premiership rugby side Sale Sharks, according to the BBC.

Castleford are taking legal action against Solomona, 23, after he failed to turn up for pre-season training.

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond told the BBC that Solomona had resigned from league.

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"Denny Solomona has resigned from playing rugby league and us, and many other clubs, are interested in signing him," he said.

"He's got a friendship with Sam Tuitupou and he's been to have a look around and at this moment that is where we're at with it."

Tuitupou, formerly of the Blues, played in nine All Blacks tests between 2004 and 2006. He joined Sale in 2011.

Solomona, who previously played for Melbourne Storm's under-20s, was born in Auckland and has played once for Samoa, which was a test against Fiji in Apia last month.

He joined Castleford from London Broncos in 2015.

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