The Wales captain is on the move going into 2023.
A former schoolmate of Gareth Bale’s, like his footballing counterpart, despite playing in a World Cup, both Welsh skippers have had changing futures and Kear’s future after the tournament has now been confirmed.
Kear started his career in Super League with Welsh side Crusaders who made the play-offs in 2010 prior to relegation in 2011.
He then joined the Bradford Bulls in 2012 where he made 59 appearances scoring 21 tries before they too were relegated.
This resulted in a move to London Broncos and helping them achieve promotion in 2018 against the odds against favourites Toronto Wolfpack in their own backyard.
This saw Elliot get another chance to shine in Super League with the Broncos as they very nearly avoided relegation with big wins against the likes of Wigan Warriors, Leeds Rhinos and two wins over eventual Champions St Helens.
After their relegation and 127 appearances and 35 tries, the most he ever managed at a single club, he joined Salford Red Devils where he spent a season and a half as the Red Devils made their way to Wembley in 2020.
However, mid-way through the 2021 season he rejoined Bradford helping the Bulls make the play-offs from the fullback role.
However, after a season and a half at Odsal, he has a new club for 2023.
He’s signed a deal to join the Bulls’ Championship rivals Batley Bulldogs who are hoping to build on their Grand Final appearance this season whilst the Bulls themselves enjoy a re-jig.