Dragons sign Harry Siejka for rest of season

Last updated 13:08 20/06/2013

Relevant offers

League

Canberra Raiders fight back from 22-0 down to claim win over Wests Tigers Parramatta Eels end dreadful away run with victory over Newcastle Knights Warriors wing Jonathan Wright says errors costly in loss to Cowboys Warriors bank on Tuimoala Lolohea after missing out on Roosters star James Maloney Cowboys score late try to break Warriors hearts in NRL thriller in Townsville NRL recap: New Zealand Warriors vs North Queensland Cowboys Cooper Cronk clutch with winning field goal for Melbourne Storm Kane Elgey stars as the Gold Coast Titans down the Penrith Panthers United Arab Emirates in bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup One-eyed Benji Marshall pleased with St George Illawarra Dragons win over Brisbane Broncos

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