St George Illawarra Dragons have signed Tyrell Fuimaono on a two-year deal ahead of the 2020 NRL season.

The 23-year-old second row fow forward or centre was released by Penrith Panthers at the end of the 29=019 campaign after playing just seven matches.

Fuimaono, who started his NRL career at South Sydney Rabbitohs, becomes the fourth new signing at St George alongside Brayden Wiliame, Trent Merrin and Issac Luke.

He told the club website: “I’m very excited to get among this group of boys and I’m keen to seize this opportunity that has been presented to me. I’m very grateful and excited to be at the Dragons,.

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“I’m looking to get back to my best footy and hopefully make my way into the NRL team. That’s what everyone at this level strives to achieve; to become a consistent fixture in first grade will be really good for me.”