His time at the Brisbane Broncos recently has been topsy-turvy but Brodie Croft has new pastures to look forward to at the Salford Red Devils.
Still a young half, many have been hoping to see Croft kick in and make a name for himself in the NRL.
Although he had other chances to do so with rival clubs, in the end, Croft chose Salford.
With 65 NRL games to his name since debuting for the Melbourne Storm in 2016, Croft was open about his ambitions for Salford.
“I’m super excited about this opportunity to join the Red Devils. Rich (Richard Marshall) has been very thorough and bold with the ambitions going forward at the club and I cannot wait to get started,” Croft said.
“My partner Safina, son Haris and myself are looking forward to moving at the end of the year to begin this new journey together.”
Croft also looks forward to meeting the Salford fans and playing in front of them during games.
I’m also really looking forward to meeting the Salford faithful next season, who I’ve heard are some of the loudest and most passionate fans in the league,” Croft continued.
“I see the restrictions have just lifted in the UK, which is great news.
“It would be great to see as many people in the stands again as possible, to help the club come out of the pandemic together and finish the year strong both on and off the field.”
Marshall said the club has kept tabs on Croft for a while and believes he has some of his best footy ahead of him.
“We’re delighted to get Brodie over the line as he’s been a player we’ve been working on for a while now,” Marshall said.
Brodie has consistently competed at the top level in the NRL and he will add further quality in the halves for us.
“Despite his talent, he is still quite young so he will only develop and improve.”
Marshall is confident that Croft can add value to the team and help propel them further.
“Having spoken to Brodie at length, he is looking forward to coming over to represent the Red Devils,” Marshall continued.
He will certainly improve our squad and his attention to detail and knowledge of our team is impressive already.”
The Brisbane Broncos confirmed the departure of Croft at season’s end to make his Salford move happen.