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Catalans Dragons affirm signing of Mike McMeeken

Catalans Dragons have confirmed the signing of England ahead Mike McMeeken from Castleford.

The 26-year-old has agreed a two-year contract with the membership and is head coach Steve McNamara’s first acquisition forward of the 2021 season.

The back-rower has scored 40 tries in 176 video games in a profession that started with London Broncos earlier than he moved to Castleford in 2015.

He loved a stand-out 12 months in 2017 when he earned a spot in England’s World Cup squad and was named within the Tremendous League Dream Staff.

McNamara stated: “Michael is a high-quality signing for the membership. His sheer measurement and athleticism, mixed together with his skill to be an 80-minute participant, make him fairly distinctive and he fits the fashionable sport.

“On the age of 26 he’s coming into his prime years. I’m excited with the qualities that he’ll convey to the workforce.”

McMeeken stated: “Steve defined to me that the membership need to recreate the 2018 Problem Cup success with extra silverware and it’s one thing I positively need to be part of. I’m trying ahead to getting began within the coming weeks.”

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