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Knights sign exciting centre Enari Tuala

The nib Newcastle Knights have signed exciting centre Enari Tuala on a one-year-deal.

A former North Queensland Cowboy, Tuala made his NRL debut back in 2017 and has made 18 appearances in the top grade across three seasons.

Weighing in at 96 kilos and standing at 188 centimetres, Tuala has linked with the Knights in search of an opportunity to prove himself.

“Enari is a highly accomplished youngster,” Recruitment Manager, Alex McKinnon said.

“He debuted young and having finished with the Cowboys, moves to Newcastle for an opportunity to restart his first-grade career.

“The backline is an area we are looking to bolster and are excited to have Enari join our top 30 for the 2020 season.”

At 21, the Cairns product has enjoyed a glittering junior career which includes representing Queensland at the under 16s and 18s Origin and for the Junior Kangaroos in 2017.

The following year he featured in the Prime Minister's XIII. 

Playing for the Northern Pride for most of 2019, Tuala made seven NRL appearances last year and averaged 103.5 running metres and 35.9 post-contact metres.

"I'm excited to join the Club," Tuala said.

"It's a fresh start and great opportunity for me. Everyone has been welcoming and I'm looking forward to learning from Adam O'Brien."