Castleford Tigers’ widespread Australian prop Grant Millington has been hailed as a “particular participant” after signing a brand new contract for the Tremendous League membership for 2021 which can guarantee he completes 10 seasons for them.
The 33-year-old stalwart has remodeled 200 appearances for the Tigers since becoming a member of them from Canterbury Bulldogs forward of the 2012 season, essentially the most by an abroad participant within the membership’s historical past, and he admitted that subsequent 12 months may very well be his final within the recreation.
Castleford coach Daryl Powell has lavished reward on the person from Auburn this season, saying that he felt he had gone on to a different degree.
“Abroad gamers come over to the UK and spend time at golf equipment, however for a participant to return and spend 10 seasons with a membership is fairly particular and virtually remarkable,” mentioned Powell.
“He came visiting and he’s grown, definitely in my time on the membership, and he has been a particular participant for Castleford Tigers in each means, and I’m delighted that he’s staying right here with us.”
“I’m actually completely happy to get it sorted and be sticking round for an additional 12 months,” mentioned Millington, who performed 49 video games for Cronulla between 2008 and 2010 and turned out seven occasions for the Bulldogs in a quick keep.
“I’ve virtually spent a 3rd of my life right here while you actually give it some thought and I’ve had a number of the greatest moments of my life right here.
“The beginning of my three youngsters, the League Leaders’ Defend, the Grand Ultimate, they’re all issues that I do know I’m going to recollect eternally. I’ve actually loved my time right here and it’s one thing I received’t overlook for certain.
“I nonetheless truthfully imagine that we’ve bought one thing fairly particular right here. I firmly imagine that we will nonetheless do issues and I’m determined to make it right here in what may very well be my ultimate 12 months.”