Mbye signs four-year contract with Tigers
Wests Tigers have scored a major coup by signing Moses Mbye for four seasons, starting next year.
As revealed by NRL.com on Saturday, the talented fullback will be released early from his Canterbury contract to continue his Telstra Premiership career with the Wests Tigers.
The 24-year-old has played 92 NRL games since making his debut in 2014 and Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary believed he would fit in nicely at the club.
"Moses is a talented young man and we look forward to having him join Wests Tigers next season," Cleary said.
"He's developed into an exciting player and I know he'll bring a lot to our club, both on and off the field."
Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe was pleased to have Mbye locked in from next season until the end of 2022.
"Moses is an exciting addition to our playing squad and I look forward to having him at Wests Tigers for the coming four seasons," Pascoe said.
"He's an impressive young man and I'm sure he'll quickly become a favourite with our Members and fans."
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Canterbury-Bankstown chief executive Andrew Hill paid tribute to Mbye for his efforts in the blue and white.
"Today I would like to confirm that Moses Mbye has sought a release from his current contract which the club has granted. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Moses for his time with the Bulldogs and his contribution to the club on and off the field," he said.
"Even though he will be taking up an offer to join the Wests Tigers for season 2019, I know that he is committed to putting all his energies into the Bulldogs for the rest of this season and finishing strongly with the club.
"Making this announcement now means that both Moses and the club can now put all their focus on making sure that we have a strong second half to this season."