20/12/2019

Catalans Dragons confirm Tony Gigot departure


Catalans Dragons have confirmed the death of France international Tony Gigot.
Even the or even stand-off is from contract and, the deal was taken off the table following bar chairman Bernard Guasch dropped his patience, after denying the offer to become a player for 2020.
The Perpignan club say that is thought at which he had a spell early in his profession to be in the NRL and Gigot will continue his career at a different club.
Gigot, who also had a short stint with London Broncos five years ago, scored 44 tries and 298 points in 130 Super League appearances in two spells because of the Dragons and won the Lance Todd Trophy as man of the match within their Challenge Cup win over Warrington in Wembley in 2018.
Catalans coach Steve McNamara said:”Tony will go down in history as the very first ever French player to acquire the Lance Todd Trophy for his performance at the Challenge Cup final.
“His performance at that game has inspired many young French players to chase their dream and follow in his footsteps.”
Gigot is among four players leaving the French club .
Former Australia global Greg Bird announced his decision to hang up his boots in mid-season whilst winger Jodie Broughton has signed up for Halifax and back-row ahead Kenny Edwards has agreed a move.
Broughton gigot and Edwards will miss Friday match through injury but the Bird will make the look of his profession.
“Greg retires from the sport having made Perpignan his next home away from Australia,” McNamara said.
“He left a promise from 2009 to come back to the club and also stayed true to this promise. He’s made a huge contribution to rugby league during his legendary career on both sides of earth.
“I would sincerely like to thank all four players to their participation to the Catalans Dragons. It’s been a great pleasure to work with them all and I want them all the very best in their future careers.”
Bird is in talks about joining the training team with the club.

Read more here: http://seniorskollegiet.se .se s from contract and, the deal was taken off the table following bar chairman Bernard Guasch dropped his patience, after denying the offer to become a player for 2020.
The Perpignan club say that is thought at which he had a spell early in his profession to be in the NRL and Gigot will continue his career at a different club.
Gigot, who also had a short stint with London Broncos five years ago, scored 44 tries and 298 points in 130 Super League appearances in two spells because of the Dragons and won the Lance Todd Trophy as man of the match within their Challenge Cup win over Warrington in Wembley in 2018.
Catalans coach Steve McNamara said:”Tony will go down in history as the very first ever French player to acquire the Lance Todd Trophy for his performance at the Challenge Cup final.
“His performance at that game has inspired many young French players to chase their dream and follow in his footsteps.”
Gigot is among four players leaving the French club .
Former Australia global Greg Bird announced his decision to hang up his boots in mid-season whilst winger Jodie Broughton has signed up for Halifax and back-row ahead Kenny Edwards has agreed a move.
Broughton gigot and Edwards will miss Friday match through injury but the Bird will make the look of his profession.
“Greg retires from the sport having made Perpignan his next home away from Australia,” McNamara said.
“He left a promise from 2009 to come back to the club and also stayed true to this promise. He’s made a huge contribution to rugby league during his legendary career on both sides of earth.
“I would sincerely like to thank all four players to their participation to the Catalans Dragons. It’s been a great pleasure to work with them all and I want them all the very best in their future careers.”
Bird is in talks about joining the training team with the club.

Read more here: http://seniorskollegiet.se