The Cronulla Sharks loss is the Newcastle Knights gain as the Knights finally gather what they see as a final piece for their 2023 spine with the addition of Lachlan Miller.
For the move to happen, one that the Knights were desperate for, the Sharks eventually agreed to release Miller from the remaining year of his contract.
Miller, an Australian rugby sevens representative, played in seven NRL games for the Sharks after debuting in round 11 last year.
With three tries in those seven outings, Miller will don the fullback spot with Kalyn Ponga’s move to five-eighth for 2023.
Miller can also, however, cover centre and wing if required and his signing is one that adds additional versatility to the Knights’ roster.
“This signing provides us with more options in our backline, Newcastle Knights Director of Football Peter Parr said.
“We have signed Lachlan predominantly to play fullback, we also believe he has the versatility to play multiple positions.
“He is a gifted athlete, with great speed and a player who will add excellent value to our squad.”