Reports claim Newcastle have signed three high-profile UK-based players.

League Weekly’s John Davidson suggests Thunder have added Castleford centre or winger Kieran Gill on permanent terms, following a loan spell this year.

Davidson also reports the ambitious North East club have captured Toronto’s Bob Beswick for 2020, and former Halifax player Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e.

‘Fax announced the release of QLT this afternoon, while Thunder boss Simon Finnigan worked with Beswick at Leigh and Toronto.

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