Hodkinson, who joined the Sharks from Newcastle at the end of last year, has signed with the Sea Eagles for the remainder of this season and for 2019.

The 29-year-old made his NRL debut for Manly in 2010.

He played 24 games for the club that year, before joining Canterbury and then the Knights.

The playmaker has 160 games to his name and six State of Origin appearances for NSW.