Mitchell returns to North Queensland
Monday June 25, 2012
Hooker Anthony Mitchell has agreed to join the North Queensland Cowboys until the end of the 2013 NRL season after gaining an early release from his contract with the Sydney Roosters.
A former Townsville Brothers junior, Mitchell will return home tomorrow and is expected to join his new teammates in a training session at Dairy Farmers Stadium later in the afternoon.
The 23-year-old made his NRL debut for the Parramatta Eels in 2010 and switched to the Roosters midway through the 2011 season.
He played 16 matches for the Roosters – the latest coming against Manly on Sunday - to take his career tally to 23.
“We’re very happy to be able to attract a former North Queensland junior like Anthony to the Cowboys,” North Queensland General Manager – Football Peter Parr said.
“With the long-term injury to James Segeyaro, Anthony will give us some much-needed depth in the hooker position.
“We think he will feel right at home here with us.”
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