Wigan sign Bowen as Tomkins replacement

Matt Bowen

The Wigan Warriors have signed Australian full-back Matt Bowen as a direct replacement for the outgoing Sam Tomkins .

The Super League club confirmed on Monday that Tomkins would join New Zealand Warriors at the end of the season after agreeing a world record transfer fee with the NRL side.

But the Warriors have already tried to fill the gap left by his departure by recruiting Bowen from North Queensland Cowboys .

The 31-year-old will join on a one-year contract for the 2014 season, with the deal also containing an option for the following campaign.

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