Kevin Locke
Locke locked in

The New Zealand Warriors announced today that rising star Kevin Locke has signed a contract at the club until the end of the 2013 season.

After turning on a number of star performances at fullback, the Warriors worked with his agent to contract Locke for an additional year.

Warriors CEO Wayne Scurrah argues that it was never in doubt that Locke would be in Auckland beyond 2011 despite rumours the Rabbitohs had been eager to snare him.

But Locke admits, after taking his footy career for granted, he realised this year there was every chance the club he loves might cut him loose.

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