Huddersfield Giants sign Samoa forward James Gavet on two-year deal

Huddersfield Giants have signed Samoa forward James Gavet on a Bargain from Newcastle Knights.

The 29-year old prop has been released from the past year of his deal using the Australia-based Knights team to let him make the move to Super League from the National Rugby League (NRL).
Gavet, who has made 74 appearances in the NRL for Canterbury Bulldogs, Wests Tigers, Brisbane, New Zealand Warriors and Newcastle, is now a portion of the Samoa team competing in the inaugural World Nines Cup in Sydney, live on Sky Sports.
Were looking to add some size and aggression to our pack and we believed James was the ideal individual to fill this job, said Giants coach Simon Woolford.
James had a number of choices including some high Super League clubs, so were thankful to James and his direction to making the option to come to Huddersfield and we believe this is a significant coup for the team.
We feel it is a really substantial signing for the team moving ahead in our quest to become a top-five Super League team
Gavet becomes the Giants third year following the coming of lock Kenny Edwards from Leeds full-back Ashton Golding and Catalans Dragons for 2020.
The Sydney-born player says he spoke to a couple of before picking for Huddersfield, that finished third in 2019 from bottom of Super League two points previously reverted London Broncos.
I talked to guys that Ive played with, like Suaia Matagi and Ukuma Taai plus they informed me about the art in the group along with how well the team ought to have done last year, Gavet stated.
They said the position on the ladder did not signify the possibility the team had and Ive always rated them and their honesty.
Theyre people I know and trust. I hope that I will strengthen them and help them fulfil their own potential. From what Ive heard, they are heading in the right direction.
I hope I could be the bit that fits perfectly to finish the puzzle.

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