Canterbury Bulldogs NYC fullback Patrick Templeman headlines a classy group of Wynnum Manly Seagulls recruits who will call BMD Kougari Oval home next year.
The Sunshine Coast junior will add an extra dimension to the Seagulls’ backline for their 2015 Intrust Super Cup campaign.
Easts Tigers forward Liufau Hala and Norths Devils pair Brendon Gibb and Zach Koitka will join Templeman in the red and green.
Wynnum have also recruited classy Cowboys young gun Hayden Crowley as well as Brendan McKinnon (Wentworthville Magpies) and Mitchell Lollback (Grafton Ghosts) from NSW competitions.
The new additions will need to work hard to force their way into Wynnum’s top grade team, with coach Jon Buchanan having retained the core group of last year’s squad.
Gains: Patrick Templeman (Canterbury Bulldogs), Brendon Gibb (Norths Devils), Zach Koitka (Norths Devils), Hayden Crowley (NQ Cowboys), Liufau Hala (Easts Tigers), Brendan Mckinnon (Wentworthville Magpies), Mitchell Lollback (Grafton Ghosts), Matt Smith (Year off).
Losses: Chris Mclean (Townsville Blackhawks), Graham Clark (Northern Pride), Joe Mua (Townsville), Shea Moylan (Retired), Hanan Laban (Retired), Jake Granville (North Queensland Cowboys).
Coach: Jon Buchanan
Home Ground: BMD Kougari Oval