Tigers snap up Joe Wardle

Castleford Tigers have signed Joe Wardle from NRL side Newcastle Knights.

The 25-year-old joins the Tigers for the 2018 season on a three-year-deal.

Scottish International Wardle, who can play in the centre and the back row, made 141 appearances for Huddersfield Giants before heading to Newcastle Knights in December 2017 on a three-year-deal.

Wardle has made 15 appearances for the Knights this season.

Daryl Powell says he has been a fan of the utility player for a number of years Credit: Press Association