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Frawley signs with Huddersfield Giants

MapSports Matthew Frawley has penned a 2 year deal with the resurgent Huddersfield Giants in the European Super League. Frawley has spent the previous 4 years with the Canterbury Bulldogs NRL Squad, aftr relocating to Sydney from Canberra where he grew up and spent his juniors playing for the Raiders rep teams.

Frawley, who stands 183cm and weighs 93kg is a bigger halve and is looking forward to working with new coach Simon Woolford and the current list of players at the club. With the impending retirement of club favourite and former Raider/Strom great Ryan HInchcliffe, Frawley will be looking to emaprt some of his senior experience over the young squad who will be aiming to improve on their fast finishing 5th place after winning 8 of their last 10 fixtures.

When discussing the signing Huddersfield Coach Woolford said, "I've known Matt for a while now," said Woolford. "He came up through the junior grades with Canberra as a half or hooker and he's really developed nicely at the Bulldogs. "We see him as a good fit to our team. He's got a good kicking game, he's a competitor and we feel that with the way we play he can add a lot of value to our team."

"He's still only young so he's got some things to learn but we feel we can mould him into our team nicely and he will do a really good job. He's certainly shown that he can cut the mustard at NRL level so we see no reason why he can't come over here and be a dominant player for us."

Frawley was equally excited about the opportunity in front of him, "I'm really looking forward to getting over there. The year ended in a weird way for me with missing the Grand Finals due to a foot injury, but I was really happy for the NSW Cup boys for taking out the Premiership."

Matt will join the team in December once his clearance is finalised. Everyone at MapSports wishes him the best.