Hull KR star signs new deal

Hull KR centre Ben Crooks has signed a new two-year contract with the club.

Former Castleford player Ben Crooks has signed new deal at Hull KR.

The 25-year-old joined the Robins towards the end of the 2018 season and helped them secure Super League status for 2019 through the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Hull KR coach Tim Sheens said: “Ben has settled in well at the club and I’m pleased to have secured him for the next two seasons.”

Crooks, a former Super League young player of the year and Dream Team member from his time with neighbouring Hull, had a stint in Australia in 2015 before returning to play for Castleford and Leigh.

“I still think I have my best years ahead of me as a player and I’m excited for what the next few years here at Rovers bring both for me personally and the club,” Crooks said.