Bradford Bulls have confirmed the signing of centre Jake Webster from Castleford Tigers on a two-year deal from the start of 2019.

The former NRL star will join a strong squad being developed by John Kear and his experience at the highest level will provide balance and strike power that is sure to excite the Odsal faithful.

The New Zealand international Centre joins the Red, Amber and Black of Bradford having excelled at the highest level with Melbourne Storm and the Gold Coast Titans in Australia scoring 32 tries in 128 appearances before coming to the UK to join Hull KR then Castleford Tigers representing those clubs for over 250 appearances combined.

Bradford head coach John Kear told “I’m really pleased to secure this deal. I have always admired Jake. He is a player that is a huge threat to any defensive line and sets a good example as a professional and leader

“We know what is required and expected of players in the Bradford Bulls shirt and with the support of our fans we are able to build and add to a squad that I know will stand us in good stead for the campaigns ahead.”

Jake Webster told “I have a very heavy heart leaving Castleford. The biggest memory from my time here at Castleford will be the fans in the stands.
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“They’ve been fantastic, and they follow us everywhere we go. That’s why I spend so much time after the game with them, ultimately, we’re out here playing for them.

“Winning the League Leaders’ Shield will always stick out at the pinnacle of my time here at Castleford. I’d like to thank all the fans and all of the staff and coaches here at Castleford for their support over the years.”