Josh Dugan rejects Catalans contract offer

Australian World Cup winner Josh Dugan has rejected a contract offer from Catalans, according to reports in Australia. 

The Sunday Telegraph report that Dugan, who has two years left to run on his current deal at the Cronulla Sharks, has rejected the chance of a move to Super League.

The 29-year-old has had an injury-hit time at the Sharks, having been reduced to just 37 appearances since his move from St George Illawarra Dragons in 2018.

He is set to face fierce competition for a spot in the Sharks’ back three, with Sione Katoa, William Kennedy, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Josh Morris and  Matt Moylan also vying for a place in Head Coach John Morris’ plans.

It has been reported that the deal offered by Steve McNamara’s side is far less than the $800,000 per season he is currently earning in the NRL.

Now, the 2017 World Cup winner is set to start the season playing for Cronulla’s feeder team, Newton Jets, in the NSW Cup.


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