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Wane: No more signings for 2015

Wakefield Wildcats forward Taulima Tautai will be Wigan's only recruit for 2015, coach Shaun Wane has confirmed.

The champions are losing centre Darrell Goulding to Hull and Australian stand-off Blake Green is returning to Australia to take up a contract with Melbourne Storm but Wane is happy to plug the gaps from within.

Wane has given four home-grown products their Super League debuts this season and two other youngsters, George Williams and Sam Powell, have played most of the season, deputising for injured duo Green and Michael McIlorum.

"I'm happy with Tautai and I'm happy that Dom Crosby is going to be another 12 months on and all the other players are going to be a bit more mature," Wane said.

"We're really young, we just need to be patient with our team. It's exciting. We're in fantastic shape as a club.

"I'm a big believer of building for the future. We're the most successful team since 2010 when me and Madge (Michael Maguire) joined and we've still got a really, really young team which is going to be good for years to come.

"I get so many negative remarks sent to me about playing so many kids but people need to understand where we're at.

"We're in good shape. If we win three games we're top of the league and we've probably had the worst injury run out of every Super League team."