Shock contender emerges to sign veteran Bulldog


Canterbury Bulldogs veteran Kieran Foran may not be so eager to keep on the membership, and as a substitute make a large transfer to be a part of the Newcastle Knights.

According to a News Corp report, Newcastle and the Wests Tigers are attainable locations for Foran after he did not agree to a lowered contract supply from the Bulldogs, estimated to be lower than $400,000 for one yr.

Foran was tipped to stay in blue and white for an additional NRL season nonetheless the report claims he’s now in contract negotiations with Canterbury after his supervisor requested “the membership revise their first supply”.

“The first conversations are at all times a bit of more difficult,” Bulldogs CEO Andrew Hill stated.

“And little question we’re conscious that some golf equipment shall be taking a look at Kieran after these first conversations. We will proceed to discuss to Kieran and his agent within the coming weeks.”

Kieran Foran of the Bulldogs (Getty)

Foran and Knights star Mitchell Pearce are shut buddies having grown up taking part in collectively and the pair would make a formidable halves comination, nonetheless Knights recruitment supervisor Alex McKinnon denied the membership was in talks with the Bulldogs about Foran.

“At the second we do not have the cash for that,” McKinnon stated.

“Obviously we might find it irresistible, however I do not assume we’ve got the room to see somebody like Foran in a Knights jersey.”

It will not be but identified if the Bulldogs will make a extra engaging supply to Foran and stated they “are ready to see what Kieran desires to do”.

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