Hull KR sign London forward

Hull KR have confirmed the signing of utility forward Matty Gee from London Broncos.

The 24-year-old joins the Robins on one-year deal after spending three years in the capital.

He started his career out at Salford, having loan spells with North Wales, Hunslet and Workington, and has amassed over 100 career appearances so far.

“I can’t wait to get started. As soon as I signed I wanted to get cracking with the boys,” he said. “I want to kick on with the boys and get a regular place in the team.

“I was on my way back from London and Tony Smith rang me to discuss what I was doing next year. I said I was really keen to work under him and it’s a great opportunity.

“I’m looking forward to playing with Jordan Abdull again. He’s a great lad, on and off the field. He’s a great leader and still a young lad, but he can guide teams around the park. I’ve played with Weller Hauraki at Salford too and he’s as experienced as they come.

“I’ve played at this stadium a few times, they’re a loud bunch, and they travel in numbers too, so you can’t beat that really!”

Tony Smith has made Matty Gee his seventh signing for 2020.

KR head coach Tony Smith added: “I am looking forward to working with Matt. He’s got a lot of experience for such a young man and I was really impressed with his work this year I’d go at the London Broncos.

“He’s a handful and is very determined to keep improving his career. He’s spent the last few years down in London and he’s ready to come back up north to pursue a Super League career.

“Matty’s coming into what I would suggest are the prime years in which players become hardened regular first-grade Super League forwards. He’s ready for that challenge and has the right desire, maturity and mentality for that. He’s going to be a pleasure to work with.”