The Tim Moltzen saga has taken a new twist with the St George Illawarra Dragons and Wests Tigers both releasing contradictory statements about his 2012 contract situation.
St George Illawarra Dragons Statement
St George Illawarra Dragons CEO Peter Doust On Wednesday issued the following regarding the signing of Tim Moltzen:
“Tim Moltzen and his Manager have signed a three-year deal with the Dragons,” said Doust.
“We have not had any conversations or received any other information from either Tim or his Manager that would suggest he would not be at the Dragons in 2012.”
West Tigers Statement
In relation to the speculation surrounding the playing future of Tim Moltzen, Wests Tigers can provide the following short statement:
Whilst it was announced earlier this year by St George-Illawarra Dragons that Tim had signed a new contract with them to commence in 2012, Wests Tigers has not granted him a release from his existing contract with the Club that expires at the end of next season.
The matter is ongoing and the Club will work with Tim’s Manager and the Dragons to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.