Sam Tomkins signs contract extension
Sam Tomkins has signed a one-year contract with the club.
The England international and reigning Man of Steel has put pen to paper on a contract extension that will secure his future at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of the 2023 season.
Having progressed through the Wigan Youth Development System before, he won three Super League Grand Finals, two Challenge Cup Finals and two League Leaders Trophies with the Cherry and Whites. Named Super League Young Player of the Year award twice in 2009 and 2010, he then featured in five successive Super League Dream Team’s and was the 2012 Man of Steel. Tomkins scored 158 tries in 186 games for Wigan.
He left his hometown club to join the NRL and the New Zealand Warriors in 2014, scoring 14 tries in 37 NRL games before returning to Wigan after two seasons Down Under.
He joined the Dragons in 2019. Named in the 2021 Dream Team, he has also been named Man of Steel and won the League Leaders Shield with the club. He scored 25 tries and 305 points in 69 games with the Dragons since his arrival at the club.
Captain of the England team, he represented his country on 25 occasions, scoring 18 tries.
I am really happy to have signed a new contact to take me into my 5th year at the Dragons. We are a club on an upward trajectory and it’s a great to be a part of it. This is home now for me and my family so it was a very easy decision to extend my stay with the club.
Steve McNamara, Catalans Dragons Headcoach
Sam has been outstanding for us since his arrival. His performances and leadership on the field and integration within our whole organization off the field have made him a firm favorite. We are very happy to extend his deal into 2023.