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Mackay Cutters Secure Star Signing

The Mackay Cutters have secured a high-quality signing for the 2024 and 2025 seasons, with former NRL and Super League player Kenny Edwards.

Edwards is a skilful back-rower who has played 70 games for the Parramatta Eels, before heading to the UK Super League where he played a further 116 games for Catalans Dragons, Huddersfield Giants and the Castleford Tigers.

His signature to the Cutters, along with Tongan international centre Mahe Fonua and playmaker Riley Dean is set to make a strong impact on the club for the upcoming seasons.

Edwards brings an abundance of experience to the team, with a connection stemming back to his time with the Huddersfield Giants, where current head of football, Kim Williams was the Academy coach.

Williams mentioned how necessary it is to get a senior leader into the playing group, which he believes is a role that Edwards is determined to fill.

The 34-year-old has been searching for an opportunity to move back to Australia, and with a keen eye on developing the next generation, Edwards is ready to make an impact on the field himself.

His experience and leadership will be highly valued amongst the Cutters and the team looks forward to welcoming him into the 2024 NRL season.

A first look at Kenny Edwards donning the colours for Mackay Cutters

Photo credit: Mackay Cutters

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