6. Cade Cust

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Position: Half back
Date of birth: 14/09/1998
Heritage number: 1113
Representative honours: NRL Indigenous All Stars
Previous club: Manly Sea Eagles
Wigan Debut: vs Hull KR (A), half back, won 24-10 at Sewell Group Craven Park Stadium, 11/02/22

Honours

Challenge Cup: 2022

Profile

  • His ability to be aggressive in his attacking approach, a solid kicking game, and versatility to play in the halves and at hooker will provide Wigan with an abundance of creativity, pace and skill in 2022.*
  • Cust, 23, joins Wigan from Manly Warringah Sea Eagles where he played 27 games in the NRL, scoring nine tries.
  • Born in Scone, New South Wales, Cust started playing Rugby League for his local junior side Scone Thoroughbreds. After then being scouted by Manly, he and his family travelled to Sydney each week to allow Cust to train and play for Manlyโ€™s junior teams.
  • Cust impressed and went on to progress through the ranks at the Sea Eagles, playing a major role in helping the side win the final Holden Cup Premiership in 2017, before playing in the Canterbury Cup NSW for Manlyโ€™s feeder club side, Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles.
  • In Round 10 of the 2019 campaign, Cust made his NRL debut against Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and scored his first try for the Sea Eagles two games later against Penrith Panthers.
  • Cust, who is of Aboriginal descent and recently represented the Indigenous All Stars this year.
  • Cust made his debut for Wigan in their opening round tie against Hull KR in 2022, and scored his first try for the Club away to Toulouse in March 2022.
  • In 2022, his first season at the club, Cust was part of the winning side in the Challenge Cup Final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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