Wigan reveal raft of signings

Wigan have announced three signings for next season – including London Broncos winger Abbas Miski (pictured).

NRL props Kaide Ellis, of St George Illawarra Dragons, and Patrick Mago, of South Sydney Rabbitohs, will also be at the DW Stadium.

The trio have agreed two-year deals, with the club having the option of adding a third.

Wigan are also set to bring back centre or winger Iain Thornley from Leigh for a second spell at his hometown club and are closing in on agreeing a new contract with Kiwi forward Willie Isa.

Lebanon international Miski, 25, was a high-profile London signing from Manly Sea Eagles ahead of this season, and with 13 league tries, is the Championship’s third top scorer behind Featherstone’s Gareth Gale and Craig Hall, who have 20 and 14 respectively.

Australian Ellis, 24, started out at Penrith Panthers before joining St George in 2020. He has made 22 NRL appearances, six of them this year

New Zealander Mago, 26, played fir North Queensland Cowboys and Brisbane Broncos before moving to Souths last year. He has made 34 NRL appearances, eight of them this year.

Wigan executive director Kris Radlinski said: “Abbas has been a shining light in the Championship for London this year.

“Kaide and Patrick will boost our young pack of forwards. Both are big mobile athletes who are the perfect build for modern-day Rugby League.”

Miski said: “I’ve tried to play my very best at London and a couple of opportunities came up and Wigan were on my eye from the very beginning.

“I know how great the club is and everything about them speaks professionalism. I jumped on the opportunity.

“I definitely have a point to prove. I have a lot to improve in my game and I feel like this is the club to help me do that. I want to prove to myself and everyone else that I can be a consistent Super League player and I can offer something to help us win trophies.”

Isa helped fourth-placed Wigan beat visitors Wakefield 25-12 on Friday. Adrian Lam’s side visit Warrington on Wednesday, then host Leigh on Sunday.

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