Former Origin star signs for new NRL club

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Moses Mbye was released by Wests Tigers with a play remaining connected his declaration connected Tuesday, past confirmed a two-year woody with the Dragons.

Mbye, 28, has had a pugnacious stint with the Tigers, successful which helium has ne'er settled successful a imperishable presumption contempt being connected large money. He became a hindrance connected the club's wage cap, a information that helium openly acknowledged.

His departure for the Dragons volition travel astatine season's end. Mbye has played 61 games for the Tigers to date, much than fractional of them arsenic captain.

Moses Mbye of Wests Tigers. (Getty)

"On behalf of each astatine the club, I'd similar to convey Moses for his efforts astatine Wests Tigers and widen our acknowledgment to him for his work to the club," Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe said successful a statement. 

"In particular, I'd similar to recognise Moses' achievements arsenic the 21st subordinate to skipper Wests Tigers and commend him connected the mode helium carried himself, some connected and disconnected the field, portion wearing the Wests Tigers jersey.  

"Moses has shown himself to beryllium a versatile and talented subordinate close passim his vocation and we privation him and his household each the precise champion for the future."

Mbye, a Bulldogs prima earlier joining the Tigers, has played 155 NRL games successful total. He has besides represented Queensland 3 times successful State of Origin but faces the situation of regaining his lasting arsenic a genuinely elite player.

Dragons wide manager of shot Ben Haran said: "Moses is simply a subordinate we discussed successful item and portion it has taken immoderate clip for the nine to scope a presumption wherever we're comfy successful recruiting him, we couldn't beryllium happier bringing successful a subordinate of his experience.

"Moses' quality to play aggregate positions was thing we identified arsenic needing successful bid to fortify our roster.

"The quality of Moses and the qualities he'll bring to the Dragons adjacent twelvemonth volition lone beryllium beneficial to the squad environment."

Moses Mbye of the Maroons (right) successful 2019. (AAP)

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