Warrington confirm signings of Thomas Mikaele, Sam Kasiano and Gil Dudson

Josh McAllister

Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signings of Thomas Mikaele, Sam Kasiano and Gil Dudson.

Mikaele, 24, joins the club with immediate effect on a two-and-a-half year deal. He is expected to arrive in the UK next week to link up with his new side. He has made 66 NRL appearances and was recently released by Wests Tigers

Kasiano and Dudson join from Catalans Dragons on two-year deals from the 2023 campaign.

Mikaele said: “I haven’t been excited like this in a long time. It’s pretty surreal and has happened so quickly over the past couple of days.

“To get the opportunity to come over to the Wire is exciting for me and my family. I can’t wait to get over there.

“It’s a fresh start for me and an opportunity to showcase what I can do.

“Being so young still I’ve still got plenty of time and a lot of growth in the game. My best footy is still ahead of me and I’m keen to start showcasing that. Hopefully I can improve a lot as a player at Warrington.

“I’ve been at Wests for six years and that’s pretty much all I’ve known. I’ve grown a lot since playing my first year up to now and I’ll always be grateful I got to play in the NRL and represent the Wests Tigers. I’m keen for my next chapter now which is in Super League.”

Sam Kasiano on joining Warrington

Kasiano said: “I’m really excited to join Warrington next season and I’m looking forward to the challenge.

“Playing in England was something I always wanted to do after France and experience life and rugby over there.

“My main focus is on doing well for Catalans for the rest of this season and then to try and play my best footy for Warrington. I’m excited to work with Daryl [Powell] and the boys next year.

“Gil’s a great player and even better person too so I’m excited to still be team-mates next year.”

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