Bulldogs bolster forward pack as Asiata signs on

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The Bulldogs person further bolstered their roster for adjacent play with the summation of seasoned inferior John Asiata connected a one-year deal.

The 28-year-old brings a wealthiness of acquisition to the NRL's existent woody spooners aft 128 games and a premiership with the Cowboys earlier spending past play with the Brisbane Broncos.

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Bulldogs' GM of Football, Phil Gould, said helium was "pleased" with the acquisition up of adjacent season.

"Always rated John arsenic a skilful and intelligent player. He surely gives the manager immoderate options. Very blessed he's a Bulldog," helium tweeted.

Asiata spent 7 seasons with the North Queensland Cowboys, playing successful the side's 2015 premiership (Getty)

Asiata joins the likes of Paul Vaughan and Tevita Pangai Jr successful what looms arsenic a unsafe guardant battalion for Trent Barrett adjacent season.

"By signing idiosyncratic of John's acquisition and versatility for adjacent season, we judge that we person recovered a subordinate who volition beryllium a large summation to our club," Bulldogs CEO, Aaron Warburton, said successful a connection connected Wednesday.

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"With forwards specified arsenic Tevita Pangai Junior, Paul Vaughan and Josh Cook joining us, positive retaining a beardown nucleus from our existent squad, we deliberation that John volition bring a level of accomplishment and enactment that volition greatly complement that group.

"John, is besides highly progressive successful regards to his enactment successful the community, and that is thing that was highly important to us.

"We are truly excited astir the squad that we person assembled and can't hold to spot them unneurotic for pre-season."

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