De Belin re-signs with Dragons
Jack de Belin has agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension that will see him remain at the the St George Illawarra Dragons until at least the end of 2017.
De Belin, 22, made his debut for the Dragons during the 2011 campaign against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and has played 42 first-grade games to date.
The Cootamundra Bulldogs junior, who played 20 first-grade games last season, was named both the National Youth Competition 'Player of the Year' and selected to the Junior Kangaroos team in 2011.
"The Dragons are a great club that have provided me the opportunity to break into first-grade and help establish myself as a player," said de Belin.
"I am happy being here and I am excited to continue being able to play football alongside some of my best friends.
Additionally, the Dragons have confirmed the signing of Willie Mataka to a one-year contract that will see him remain at the Club until at least the end of the season.
Mataka, 25, who can play in the centre or second-row, debuted for Wests Tigers during the 2009 campaign and has additionally played for the Sydney Roosters (2011), Parramatta Eels (2012) and most recently the Illawarra Cutters (2013).