The Catalans Dragons have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old utility player Casey McGuire.
The Australian, who currently plays for NRL club Brisbane Bronco�s, will come to the Catalans on a three-year contract.
McGuire, the former Queensland Sunshine Coast junior, is a State of Origin representative and has been described as a workaholic on the field.
He has played in almost every position in the back line, as well as at number nine and thirteen.
McGuire has played 103 NRL games, scoring a total of 25 tries for the Brisbane Bronco�s where he has been since 1998 after a short stint with the Parramatta Eels.
He was selected to play twice for Queensland during the 2005 State of Origin series.
Club CEO, Grant Mayer, said: �Casey adds the versatility that the club has been looking for in 2006.
�His experience at State of Origin level and with one of the premier teams in the NRL will help the Catalans Dragons develop further in 2007.
�Casey is a great young kid and his enthusiasm to play in Super League and live in the south of France tells us all he is coming to the club with a fantastic attitude.�