Greek Australian Billy Tsikrikas signs loan deal with English rugby league club

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Greek Australian NRL player, Billy Tsikrikas, has signed a loan deal with English rugby league club Castleford Tigers until the end of the 2023 Super League season, as reported by Totalrl.

Tsikrikas, 28, will join Castleford Tigers on a loan from Sydney club, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

Billy Tsikrikas, on loan from Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, until the end of the NRL 2023 season.

Tsikrikas has spent his career playing in Australia and Greece, due to his Greek heritage.

Keeping in touch with his “Greek background” he said in an Instagram post, is what has got him to where he is, with opportunities to play abroad and within Australia.

In Australia, Tsikrikas started with the Penrith Panthers between 2019 and 2021 representing NSW.

The Greek Australian player made his NRL debut against Brisbane Broncos during the 2022 NRL season, playing for the Canterbury Bulldogs.

“I’m very excited to be given an opportunity with the Tigers and to get to experience Super League,” Tsikrikas said in a statement.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunity and challenges ahead and to do my part in finishing the season strongly.”

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