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Johnson completes Cronulla switch

1st December 2018, 18:34 by Tom Hill

NRL outfit Cronulla Sharks have signed New Zealand half-back Shaun Johnson on a three-year contract.

The Kiwi playmaker has been linked with a move since former club New Zealand Warriors told him they would not be offering him a new deal.

Despite plenty of speculation, Johnson was spotted meeting with Cronulla coach Shane Ferguson and the Sharks have now beaten the Sydney Roosters to his signature.

After a stressful week, Johnson admits he is pleased to have his future confirmed ahead of the 2019 season.

He told reporters: "It’s been a crazy few weeks but it’s good to lock it all away. I can’t wait to get over here and to rip in. It’s really exciting.

"I want to add value where I can. The Sharks are a tough side, they know how to win and that’s what I’m excited to be a part of."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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