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Storm star Cameron Munster set to join Queensland expansion squad

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Premiership-winning Storm playmaker Cameron Munster has revealed he’s ready to return home to Queensland with the NRL set to release a second Brisbane franchise as part of the league’s expansion plans.

Peter V’landys, chairman of the ARL commission last year signaled the introduction of a 17th NRL team, with Brisbane listed as the only suitable location for an expansion club.

At least four teams will be in the mix to become Brisbane’s second team in the NRL.

Wide World of Sports revealed last month the Redcliffe Dolphins, one of the competing bids for the expansion, has officially registered a trademark on the track “Brisbane Dolphins”.

But as the teams race to become the next NRL franchise, Munster will undoubtedly be at the top of every club’s recruiting list after the Queensland native revealed he would be interested in continuing his career in his career. State of origin.

“If another Brisbane team comes in I won’t say no on the return,” Munster told News Corp.

“I see myself moving to Queensland after the football and if a second Brisbane team arrives I could go back there sooner than expected.

“I wouldn’t say no to that (joining a second team from Brisbane)… of course.”

According to the News Corp report, Munster will be the # 1 recruiting target for the Brisbane Jets if they get an NRL license.

Munster, 26, is currently under contract with the Storm until the end of the 2023 season.

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