Newcastle Knights forward Tariq Sims.

The St George Illawarra Dragons have announced the signing of Knights forward Tariq Sims on a three-year contract, starting next season.

The local Gerringong Lions junior will join the Dragons in November, having made his NRL debut with the Cowboys and joined Newcastle in 2015.

The 26-year-old has played five games for Fiji and has played for NSW Country in each of the past five seasons.

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