Catalans have confirmed the signing of England forward Mike McMeeken from Castleford.
The back-rower has scored 40 tries in 176 games in a career that began with London Broncos before he moved to Castleford in 2015.
— Dragons Catalans (@DragonsOfficiel) December 11, 2020
He enjoyed a standout year in 2017 when he earned a place in England’s World Cup squad and was named in the Super League Dream Team.
McNamara said: “Michael is a high-quality signing for the club. His sheer size and athleticism, combined with his ability to be an 80-minute player, make him quite unique and he suits the modern game.
“At the age of 26 he is coming into his prime years. I am excited with the qualities that he will bring to the team.”
McMeeken said: “Steve explained to me that the club want to recreate the 2018 Challenge Cup success with more silverware and it’s something I definitely want to be a part of. I’m looking forward to getting started in the coming weeks.”
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