Kurt Gidley

Newcastle skipper Kurt Gidley is poised to announce he will end a decorated 15 year stint in the NRL at the end of this season to play out his career with English Super League club Warrington.

Gidley is expected to make an announcement on his future as early as this week with Warrington beating Super League rivals Catalans Dragons to secure his signature.

The news of Gidley’s departure will come as no great surprise with the utility star having expressed a desire in the past to possibly end his career in England.

It is understood the emergence of some outstanding young backline talent at the Knights headed by the Mata’utia brothers Sione, Pat and Chanel and Jake Mamo was an influence on Gidley’s decision.

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