York City Knights sign veteran forward Danny Washbrook from Hull FC

Hull FC's veteran forward Danny Washbrook has signed for Championship side York City Knights.

Friday, 20th September 2019, 14:27 pm
Danny Washbrook. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

The 33-year-old, who has made 337 Super League appearances, debuted for Hull in 2005 and had two spells at KCOM Stadium either side of a stint with Wakefield Trinity.

Washbrook said: “I'm looking forward to the challenge of helping the club keep progressing the way they have under James [Ford's] leadership.

“Having spoken to a number of players, current and past, they spoke highly about all aspects of the club and that excited me.”

Ford, York's coach, said: “I’m very pleased to bring a player with such professionalism to the club.

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"Danny has a wealth of experience that will help improve our culture further and directly impact on the younger players in the squad.

"He’s a very intelligent rugby player who will benefit all aspects of our performance. I’m looking forward to working with Danny.”