Salford’s Brodie Croft: Super League Man of Steel signs Red Devils contract until 2030 | Rugby League News
Brodie Croft signed a new contract with Salford Red Devils, keeping him with the club until 2030; Man of Steel Croft and the Red Devils kick off their 2023 Betfred Super League campaign on Friday February 17 away from promoted Leigh Leopards, live on Sky Sports
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Watch all of Man of Steel Brodie Croft’s tries for Salford Red Devils in the Betfred Super League in 2022
Brodie Croft has signed a long-term contract extension with Salford Red Devils, keeping him at the Betfred Super League club until 2030.
Winner of the 2022 Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel in his first season, Croft set the Super League on fire last year as the Red Devils reached the play-off semi-finals contributing 25 assists and seven tries to the Salford campaign.
The former Melbourne Storm and Brisbane Broncos half-back had been linked with a return to the NRL from 2024 but has now agreed a lengthy deal to stay at the AJ Bell Stadium beyond his initial two-year deal years.
Croft paid tribute to his wife, family and teammates after being named Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel 2022
“I am delighted to extend my stay at Salford,” said Croft. “This group of boys is something special and along with the coaching staff through to the performance staff and office staff, I’m excited about what the future holds for the club.”
Croft immediately established himself as one of Super League’s stars in 2022, forming a strong half-back partnership with Marc Sneyd that helped propel Salford into the play-offs despite many pundits predicting another year of struggle for the team.
I’m delighted to extend my stay at Salford…I’m excited about what the future holds for the club.
Brodie Croft on signing a long-term contract with Salford
As well as beating Wigan Warriors star Jai Field and St Helens’ Super League Young Player of the Year Jack Welsby to the prestigious Man of Steel honour, the 25-year-old was one of three from Salford named in the Dream Team of the competition. , as well as Red Devils top try scorer Ken Sio and Samoan international center Tim Lafai.
Among other individual accolades, Croft received the Albert Goldthorpe Medal and won Salford Coaches Player, Players Player and Supporters Player of the Year at the annual Salford Season End Awards night. club.
His involvement on the pitch went further than just 32 try contributions, as he featured in the Super League top 10 for runs (433), yards (2,761) and clean breaks (30).
“It’s great news that our current man of steel has made a long-term commitment to don the Salford Red Devils shirt,” said head coach Paul Rowley.
“The playing group, the staff and I are delighted that Brodie shares our vision and ambition for success and we are fortunate to continue to work together in the future.
“He is a fantastic role model for our young supporters and someone who sets standards on and off the pitch. We are all very proud of the player and person that Brodie is and look forward to playing a part in his future career.”
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