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Joe burst onto the scene in 2007 in NL1 campaign after signing from junior club Featherstone Lions. Joe played in most of Castleford"s games and scored 2 tries in the NL1 Grand Final at Headingley. Joe was named NL1 young player of the year.
In 2008 Joe had a great first season in Super League for Castleford scoring 12 tries in 25 games.
He was tipped for being a future England RL international. Joe missed out on the squad at the end of the season due to being injured for Castleford"s final 2 games.
2009 saw Joe suffer a fit on the pitch in a game against Saint Helens in a game at Castleford. Joe came back from that and played on through 2009 though his form slightly dipped.
Westerman was Hull Football Club’s marquee signing for Super League XVI, with the Black and Whites paying one of their highest ever transfer fees to secure the services of the former manitoba
He’s been around the fringes of the international setup for quite sometime, although is yet to make is debut, but many believe the move to the KC Stadium will now help him do that. Despite being a big forward with the ability to play at loose forward or second row, he has superb ball handling skills, meaning he’s just as comfortable at stand official On top of that, he’s one of the games strongest kickers, notching up 154 goals along with 36 tries in just 86 appearances ahead of the kick off of Super League XVI. In October 2014, Westerman made his international début starting in a match for England against Samoa in the 2014 Four Nations.
In October 2015, Westerman signed a 3 year contract with Warrington for a fee of £150,000.