Castleford sign Cronulla winger Sosaia Feki on three-year deal

Castleford Tigers Head Coach Daryl Powell
Castleford Tigers Head Coach Daryl Powell

Castleford have continued their recruitment for 2020 with the signing of Cronulla winger Sosaia Feki on a three-year contract.

The 28-year-old Auckland-born Feki has been capped twice by Tonga and was part of the Sharks' Grand Final-winning team of 2016.

Tigers director of rugby Jon Wells said: "Sosaia is a player that we have been watching closely for over a year now.

"He has been a consistent performer in the NRL and will bring pace and power as well as NRL Grand Final winning experience to our squad for 2020 and beyond."

Feki is Castleford's fourth signing for next season, following the addition of Salford duo Derrell Olpherts and George Griffin and Toulouse forward Tyla Hepi.

Feki, who has so far scored 62 tries in 139 appearances for Cronulla since making his debut in 2013, said: "I've been at Cronulla for seven years now, I've been comfortable here but this is a new chapter in our lives and my partner and I are really excited to come across to Castleford and to Super League.

"It's going to be a new challenge but Cronulla play an attacking style of rugby as well so hopefully I can bring that over there.

"I've played with Junior Moors at the Sharks and I know Jesse Sene-Lefao already as well. I've been messaging him and he's been tipping me up on the club and what it's like."

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