Knights sign Travis Waddell

On the eve of the 2013 season kicking off, the Newcastle Knights have signed Travis Waddell on a two-year contract.

The 23-year-old hooker played 53-games for the Canberra Raiders prior to training with the Knights during this pre-season.

Waddell played in the Knights first trial match against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Coffs Harbour and also lined up in his fourth All Stars match in February.

"We are delighted to have secured Travis' signature for the next two years,