Dragons sign Harry Siejka for rest of season

Last updated 13:08 20/06/2013

Relevant offers

League

Brain surgeon urges NRL to trial concussion sensors to measure head knocks Warriors refuse to let Charlie Gubb leave for better offer South Sydney could bid for Kieran Foran in 2018 Russell Packer has sights set on Kiwis selection for 2017 World Cup after making return to NRL Former Warrior who cried after knee injury happy at three-year Roosters deal Kiwi Kalyn 'not ready' for Emerging Maroons, according to Queensland coach NRL set to crack down on player NFL trials NRL star Paul Gallen losing hope of bout against Sonny Bill Williams Robbie Farah in doubt for opening round clash against former club Sharks' door open to Ben Barba return: Cronulla boss

St George Illawarra have signed pivot Harry Siejka for the rest of the 2013 season as a potential replacement for Jamie Soward, who was released by the NRL club this week.

Siejka will begin training immediately with NSW Cup side the Illawarra Cutters and is contracted until the end of October, the Dragons said in a statement on Thursday.

Siejka was on a two-year deal with the Warriors but was released earlier this month for personal reasons, including the need to be closer to his family.

The 21-year-old made his NRL debut in 2011 in the halves for Penrith, playing four first-grade matches.

"I'm really excited by the opportunity to play for the Dragons as they're a club with a rich and proud history," Siejka said in a statement.

"I'm very thankful to be a part of the club and look forward to getting stuck into training alongside my new teammates."

The signing comes just three days after Soward was granted an immediate release by the Dragons to join English Super League strugglers the London Broncos.

He will join Penrith next year on a four-year deal.

Ad Feedback

- AAP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your pick for international league player of the year?

Shaun Johnson

Jesse Bromwich

Sam Burgess

James Graham

Greg Inglis

Johnathan Thurston

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content