Mitchell Frei becomes a Knight
Tuesday 13 November 2012 10:48 AM
The Newcastle Knights are pleased to announce the signing of Mitchell Frei to the Club for the 2013 season.
Frei has spent the past two seasons playing for the Brisbane Broncos NYC team and will join the Knights first grade squad on a one-year contract with the option of a second year.
“Mitchell adds depth to the young front rowers we are assembling at the Knights, which we identified as an area we needed to strengthen going forward,” coach Wayne Bennett said about the 20-year old.
“We hope this young group, including Mitchell, grow and develop into long term players at the Knights.”
Frei, a forward with a talent for goal kicking and who represented the Maroon’s Under 20’s in 2012, is delighted to be joining the Knights.
“I am looking forward to more opportunities at the Knights and I can’t wait to work under Wayne Bennett,” Frei said.
“I had a little bit to do with Wayne during my junior years at the Broncos and I am really looking forward to being coached by him full-time.”
Frei arrived in Newcastle this week and will join pre-season training with the team on Wednesday.