Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Crusaders' Vince Mellars

Vince Mellars
Mellars scored 16 tries in 41 appearances at Crusaders

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the signing of centre Vince Mellars from Welsh club Crusaders.

Mellars began his career with New Zealand Warriors and spent time at both Cronulla Sharks and Sydney Roosters before moving to Wales in 2010.

The 27-year-old has signed a three-year deal at Belle Vue.

Mellars told the Wildcats' websiteexternal-link: "The club seems like an awesome place to be, surrounded by good people and a great atmosphere."

Chief executive James Elston added: "He is a dynamic and versatile player and his presence in the Wildcats squad over the next three seasons will be a great boost."