Australia international Paul Vaughan joins the club after a steller season with the Canterbury Bulldogs with the 31-year-old coming in the top 5 for post-contact meters. Vaughan made his NRL debut in 2013 for the Canberra Raiders off the interchange bench against the North Queensland Cowboys in the Raiders 30-12 loss at 1300SMILES Stadium. He finished the 2013 NRL season being named as the Raiders Rookie of the Year, playing in 18 matches and scoring a try in his debut year in the NRL. In 2018, Vaughan was named in The NSW Blues squad for the 2018 State of Origin series. Vaughan also had the honour of being the 1000th player to pull on a Blues jersey and won the series by 2-1.