6ft 5 mega prop Sam Kasiano joins the club on a two-year deal from the Catalan Dragons. Kasiano made his NRL debut for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at prop against the Wests Tigers in the 24–14 win at ANZ Stadium. He played 19 games in his debut season and picked up the Steve Mortimer Medal for the Bulldogs Rookie of the Year. At the end of the 2018 NRL season, Kasiano was released by Melbourne, and signed with Super League's Catalan Dragons. The New Zealand international was instrumental in the Dragons' 2021 season where they lifted the League Leaders' Shield.