Cronulla utility player Fa’amanu Brown has signed a two-year deal that will see him play for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs for the next two seasons.
22-year-old Brown, who has been with the Sharks since his junior days and captained their Under 20’s side in 2014, will add cover in a number of areas for the Bulldogs and their 2018 roster.
The New Zealander, who made his First Grade debut for the Sharks in 2014, has also represented Samoa.
In addition, the Bulldogs have re-signed promising forward Renouf To’omaga, for a further three seasons keeping him at Belmore until the end of 2020.
The 21-year-old second rower from New Zealand, represented the Junior Kiwis in 2015 and performed strongly for the Bulldogs at the Auckland Nines this year.
Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 2018 Player Movements
|2018 Gains: Jarred Anderson (2020), Fa'amanu Brown (Cronulla Sharks, 2019), Lachlan Burr (Leigh Centurions, 2018), Mason Cerruto (2018), Kieran Foran (New Zealand Warriors, 2020), Jeremy Marshall-King (Wests Tigers, 2018), Ofahiki Ogden (New Zealand Warriors, 2019), John Olive (Gold Coast Titans, 2019), Clay Priest (Canberra Raiders, 2018), Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers, 2021)|
|2018 Losses: Brad Abbey (Canberra Raiders), Craig Garvey (Canberra Raiders), James Graham (St George Illawarra Dragons), Sam Kasiano (Melbourne Storm), Adam Keighran (Penrith Panthers), Richard Kennar (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Brenko Lee (Gold Coast Titans), Tyrone Phillips (Penrith Panthers), Josh Reynolds (Wests Tigers), Chase Stanley (Toronto Wolfpack)|
|Re-Signed: Adam Elliott (2020), Danny Fualalo (2019), Kerrod Holland (2020), Will Hopoate (2020), Michael Lichaa (2019), Marcelo Montoya (2020), Reimis Smith (2019), Renouf To'omaga (2020), Aiden Tolman (2020)|
|Off Contract 2018: Lachlan Burr, Tom Carr, Mason Cerruto, Josh Cleeland, Greg Eastwood, Asipeli Fine, Matt Frawley, Lachlan Lewis, Jeremy Marshall-King, Rhyse Martin, Brett Morris, Josh Morris, Clay Priest, Zac Woolford|