Wigan sign George Carmont

Wigan Warriors today announce the signing of Samoan International centre, George Carmont (29), on a two year deal.

Carmont joins Wigan after spending three years with the Newcastle Knights club in Australia making 60 NRL appearances. He is a strong defensive centre with an excellent try scoring ratio.

George captained Samoa in 2006 and recently helped them to gain the final place in the 2008 World Cup Finals in Australia playing alongside Wigan Warriors player Harrison Hansen, in the win against the USA and in the Samoa versus Lebanon final qualifier.

New Wigan owner, Ian Lenagan, said: