Parramatta sceond rower, Ian Hindmarsh, has signed with the Canberra Raiders for three seasons after being squeezed out of the Eels due to salary cap restrictions.
The signing comes at a much needed time for the club as they are struggling to compete with any of the top sides in the NRL and the signing of Hindmarsh will have an immediate impact on the Raiders for next seasonwith his outstanding workrate sure to be a catalyst for better results than the last two seasons.
With Hindmarsh already signed, the club will look to finalise deals with Brad Drew, Matt Rua, Dennis Scott and Brett Howland, all rumoured to be in the nations capitol next year.
In other news, Cronulla coach, Chris Anderson, has agreed to release Preston Campbell form his contract with the Sharks so he can seek a new club to showcase his amazing talents. He is rumoured to be heading to St George as they attmept to find a replacement for Willie Peters, who has signed with South Sydney for next season and the club also missed out on signing current Raiders half, Brett Finch, who has signed a three year, $500,000.00 deal with the Roosters.