Leeds and Hull KR in swap deal for Lunt and Parcell?

Super League strugglers Leeds and Hull KR could be about to agree a sensational swap deal according to Hull Live.

Hookers Shaun Lunt and Matt Parcell are set to trade places in a move that will suit both clubs.

The Rhinos are keen to offload Parcell to ease salary cap pressures, with Rovers eager to bring in the Australian to provide more energy around the ruck.

Meanwhile Lunt is seen as an ideal replacement at Headingley, with the club looking to add experience and leadership to the squad.

The 32-year-old also spent a period on loan at Leeds in 2012, helping them win the Grand Final, playing alongside current Director of Rugby Kevin Sinfield.

Despite struggling with injuries in recent times, Lunt could be a useful addition and would likely play off the back of in form hooker Brad Dwyer.

It remains to be seen how the decision would go down with the Rhinos fans, with Lunt some six years the senior of former Manly star Parcell.

In his first year in Super League, Parcell was instrumental in guiding Leeds to their eighth Super League title as he was named in the Dream Team.

However, he has failed to reach those heights again and has struggled for a starting spot since the departure of former head coach Brian McDermott.

His arrival at Craven Park could prove to be a crucial bit of business by the Robins though, as new head coach Tony Smith starts to put his own stamp on the squad.

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