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Gilbert signs long term with Dolphins

July 26, 2023 9:20 am in by

Dolphins forward Tom Gilbert will be with the NRL club until at least 2028 after signing a five year contract extension.

Gilbert says he never considered moving.

He is out of the team for the rest of the season with a shoulder injury suffered in the first State of Origin game.

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Dolphins CEO Terry Reader says the re-signing is a boost for the club.

Meanwhile, Dolphins hooker Jeremy Marshall-King is back in the team for Sunday’s important NRL clash with the Bulldogs in Bundaberg.

Marshall-King has been troubled by a shoulder injury, only playing in two of the Dolphins last six games.

Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow will play at fullback and Kodi Nikorima will start at five-eighth while forward Ray Stone is out with a broken hand.

Valynce Te Whare will start in the centres with Tesi Niu brought back onto the wing.

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Anthony Milford will play in an impact role off the bench.

Young star Isaiya Katoa has been named at 18th man, handed a break after playing in all but one of the Dolphins’ matches in his rookie year in the NRL.

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