Leigh Centurions: Danny Tickle and Antoni Maria join Championship side

Danny Tickle and Antoni Maria
Danny Tickle (left) and Antoni Maria have both featured in Super League this season

Championship winners Leigh Centurions have signed Castleford back-row forward Danny Tickle and second-row Antoni Maria.

Tickle, 33, has joined immediately on an 18-month contract after his short-term deal with the Tigers.

The former England forward started his career at Halifax and has also played for Wigan, Hull FC and Widnes.

France international Maria, 29, will link up with Leigh in November ahead of next season on a two-year deal.

The Centurions have also announced that stand-off Martyn Ridyard has signed a new contract until the end of the 2018 season.

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