Batley bring in ex-Toronto playmaker

Drew Darbyshire

Batley have signed half-back Reece Dean from Hunslet for the 2020 season.

Dean was part of the first ever Toronto Wolfpack squad in 2017 after progressing through the academy ranks at Hull FC.

He has previously displayed for Doncaster, Sheffield and Hunslet.

Dean scored six tries and kicked 69 goals in 16 appearances for Hunslet in League 1 this year.

The playmaker will link up with Craig Lingard’s Bulldogs when they return for pre-season training.

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