SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 17: Richard Kennar of the Storm off loads the ball in a tackle during the round seven NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval on April 17, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs can today confirm that Richard Kennar will be joining the club for the next two seasons.
The centre-winger has penned a two-year-deal with the Bulldogs after beginning his career with the
Kennar, the third Victorian to play for the Storm after making his NRL debut against the
Penrith Panthers in round 13, 2015 will move to Belmore after playing nine games in two seasons for Melbourne before a foot injury ended his 2016 season.
The 21-year old hard running outside back has earned representative honours in his short career to date which included an appearance in the 2011 Australian Schoolboys side where he became the first Victorian to achieve the honour.
The signing of Kennar will bolster the clubs outside backs stocks, which include the likes of
Brett Morris, Josh Morris, Kerrod Holland, Will Hopoate, Tyrone Phillips and Brenko Lee.
Kennar joined his new teammates at Belmore yesterday to begin preparations for the 2017 season.
Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 2017 Player Movements
2017 Gains Tom Carr ( St George Illawarra Dragons, 2018), Josh Cleeland ( Cronulla Sharks, 2018), Michael Doolan (2017), Raymond Faitala-Mariner (Mid Season: New Zealand Warriors, 2020), Asipeli Fine (Mid Season: Wests Tigers, 2018), Rod Griffin ( Wests Tigers, 2017), Richard Kennar ( Melbourne Storm, 2019), Brenko Lee ( Canberra Raiders, 2019), Lachlan Lewis (Mid Season: Canberra Raiders, 2020), Rhyse Martin (2019), Marcelo Montoya (2020), Andy Saunders ( Penrith Panthers, 2017), Francis Tualau ( Melbourne Storm, 2019), Zac Woolford ( Canberra Raiders, 2019) 2017 Losses Tim Browne ( Penrith Panthers), Dane Chisholm ( Bradford Bulls), Graham Clark (released), Shaun Lane ( Manly Sea Eagles), Lamar Liolevave (released), Makahesi Makatoa ( Canberra Raiders), Lyndon McGrady (released), Jarrod McInally (QLD Cup), Pat O'Hanlon (retired), Lloyd Perrett ( Manly Sea Eagles), Sam Perrett (retired), Curtis Rona (rugby union), Tony Williams ( Cronulla Sharks) Re-Signed Greg Eastwood (2018), Josh Jackson (2020), David Klemmer (2020), Moses Mbye (2022) Off Contract 2019 Fa'amanu Brown, Danny Fualalo, Morgan Harper, Tui Katoa, Michael Lichaa, Rhyse Martin, Ofahiki Ogden, John Olive, Francis Tualau