Leeds Rhinos hooker signs for Championship side

Leeds Rhinos hooker Oli Burton has signed a one-year contract at the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium after progressing through the Rhinos’ academy.

The hooker came to the Bulldogs on loan from Leeds earlier on in the season, registering four appearances for Craig Lingard’s side.

Lingard was delighted with the signing of Burton.

“Oli has been a massive addition to our squad this year. He’s a real talented young player with a fantastic attitude and bags of enthusiasm. We’re thrilled to have him with us for 2022.”

Burton also expressed how well he has fit in at the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium and cannot wait to progress further with the Championship side: “I’ve had a great time at Batley and am really happy to be joining for 2022. Am excited to get going and kick on for the new season.”

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