The Melbourne Storm have today announced the signing of New South Wales under-18 fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen.
Papenhuyzen, who has represented the junior Blues for the last two years, will join the Storm on a three-year deal at the end of the 2017 season.
An Australian Schoolboys representative in 2015, he made his NYC debut for the Wests Tigers last season and has played six games for them so far this year.
Born: June 10, 1998 (Fairfield, NSW)
Junior Club: Dundas Shamrocks
Height: 181cm Weight: 76kg
Rep Honours: Australian Schoolboys (2015), NSW U18 (2015, 2016), NSW U16 (2014)
NYC career: Wests Tigers (2016-17), 11 games, 3 tries, 1 goal, 14 points