Former Queensland representative forward Chris McQueen could be set to join a new club a month after announcing his retirement from rugby league.

McQueen spent 12 seasons in the NRL for the South Sydney RabbitohsGold Coast Titans and Wests Tigers before making the move overseas to play for the Huddersfield Giants in the English Super League.

Mainly playing for the Rabbitohs during his time in Australia, he amassed 164 NRL first-grade games and 140 points before playing 75 games with Huddersfield since the 2020 season.

Despite announcing his retirement, reports from Treize Mondial have now indicated that Chris McQueen is close to securing a move to the French Elite 1 competition for the 2023/24 season.

It is understood that both Carcassonne and Limoux have been named as clubs that McQueen may join - the two teams are on sitting on the top-of-the-table.

This revelation comes less than a month after McQueen announced his retirement from rugby league after a stint overseas in the English Super League.

"A true Rugby League legend, and one that we're so proud to have represented the Claret and Gold on a number of occasions, Ian Watson described Chris as "The guy everyone wants to play with" after he made his 250th Career Appearance vs Leeds Rhinos, a hallmark of one of his many qualities," a statement from the Huddersfield Giants read.

"Chris deserves the very best Giants send off, and we ask everyone to get down to the John Smith's Stadium on Friday evening to wish Chris well.

"We wish Chris the very best as he returns home to Australia at the end of the year, and look forward to welcoming him back to the John Smith's Stadium in the future.

"Thank you, Chris McQueen."