St George Illawarra veteran Aaron Woods has confirmed he’ll go away the membership to affix Manly this week.
The 32-year-old center ahead will transfer to the Sea Eagles in a participant swap, which is but to be introduced by the golf equipment.
“As of immediately I believe each golf equipment are speaking to one another. There are a few younger gamers on the Sea Eagles who need to go to the Dragons, Manly have requested to take me in return,” Woods instructed Triple M’s Rush Hour on Monday.
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“Hopefully it is going to be achieved both tonight or tomorrow.”
The Sea Eagles will turn into Woods’ fifth membership throughout 13 seasons within the NRL.
He performed his first 146 video games for the Tigers, and has since suited up for the Sharks, Bulldogs, and Dragons.
He performed 14 Origin video games for New South Wales, the final in 2017, and represented Australia 17 instances between 2014 and 2017.
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He has been knocked down the pecking order on the Pink V, and was named 18th man for Sunday’s sport through which his Dragons have been thumped by Cronulla.
Whereas the membership swap information was a shock to Woods, he admits it’s a whole lot for all events.
He additionally admitted to being “a tragic Manly fan” as a teenager.
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He is already spoken to new Sea Eagles coach Anthony Seibold about his function on the membership.
“Apparently it occurred on Friday. It was extra the very fact Manly confirmed curiosity in me. It simply made sense, it is a good swap. It really works properly for each events,” Woods stated.
“I assumed i used to be going to complete the 12 months at (the Dragons), however they got here to me and stated ‘Manly have approached us’… I do not need to cease the event of those youngsters on the membership.
“I’ve had a dialog with Seibs, labored out what he needed from me, and it sounded actually good.
“I am simply grateful for the chance and I am unable to wait to begin.”
Seibold has steered the Sea Eagles to 2 wins from three video games – they’ve additionally had a bye – in a formidable begin to the season.
The Dragons, alternatively, have received one sport from three, and final week instructed coach Anthony Griffin he might want to reapply for his job.
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