Les Catalan sign Brisbane Bronco

The Catalans Dragons have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old utility player Casey McGuire.

The Australian, who currently plays for NRL club Brisbane Bronco?s, will come to the Catalans on a three-year contract.

McGuire, the former Queensland Sunshine Coast junior, is a State of Origin representative and has been described as a workaholic on the field.

He has played in almost every position in the back line, as well as at number nine and thirteen.

McGuire has played 103 NRL games, scoring a total of 25 tries for the Brisbane Bronco?s where he has been since 1998 after a short stint with the Parramatta Eels.

He was selected to play twice for Queensland during the 2005 State of Origin series.

Club CEO, Grant Mayer, said: ?Casey adds the versatility that the club has been looking for in 2006.

?His experience at State of Origin level and with one of the premier teams in the NRL will help the Catalans Dragons develop further in 2007.

?Casey is a great young kid and his enthusiasm to play in Super League and live in the south of France tells us all he is coming to the club with a fantastic attitude.?