The Gold Coast Titans can confirm the signing of Brian Kelly, from the Manly Sea-Eagles, for the next three seasons, through until the end of season 2021.

Kelly returns to the Titans where he played in the NYC competition (2014-16), where he played 54 games, scoring 35 tries.

The 22-year-old then made the move to Sydney's northern beaches, making his NRL debut for the Manly Sea-Eagles in round one of season 2017. Since then, the Ballina junior has been a mainstay of the NRL side, playing 47 games over the two-year period, scoring 15 tries.

The Lismore-born centre has also made a number of representative sides, playing Country origin in 2017 and recently played in the Prime Minister's XIII side against Papua New Guinea.

Head Coach Garth Brennan is excited about working with Brian.

"Brian is another local coming home and it is great to see a player of his calibre return to the club where he made a name for himself," Brennan said.

"He showed plenty of promise coming through the ranks here at the Titans and continued his rise down in Sydney, becoming an NRL regular.

"I've spoken about the desire of bringing in an outside back and Brian definitely fits the criteria of what this club was looking for."

Executive Chairman, Dennis Watt, is looking forward to seeing Kelly in Titans colours again.

"Garth has made it very clear that he wants as many local products playing for this club as possible and Brian is a perfect example of that," he said.

"Whilst he had a short period away, he developed as a player here at the Titans and has now established himself as an NRL regular.

"We look forward to him getting back up here on the Gold Coast and getting stuck into pre-season training ahead of season 2019."