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French signs Wigan contract extension

Bevan French will be staying with Wigan Warriors beyond this season after agreeing a long-term contract extension.

The reigning Man of Steel, whose current deal was up at the end of 2024, has signed a four-year contract with the Betfred Super League champions, ending speculation over a return to Australia with an NRL club.

French has made 96 appearances for Wigan since joining midway through the 2019 season, being part of the teams which won the 2022 Betfred Challenge Cup and last year’s Grand Final.

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Bevan French spoke about his career with Wigan Warriors ahead of last year’s Betfred Super League Grand Final clash with Catalans Dragons.

A two-time Super League Dream Team member, the 28-year-old was awarded the Man of Steel accolade for his role in Wigan’s successes last year and was named player of the match as they beat NRL champions Penrith Panthers in February’s World Club Challenge.

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