Bradford have moved to sign 23-year-old scrum half Luke Gale from Harlequins on a two-year-deal from the 2012 season.
The former Leeds Rhinos‘s academy player had a successful spell at Doncaster in 2008 where he picked up the then National League Two Young Player of the Year award and became the club’s record points scorer in a season.
Since joining Harlquins, Gale has made 68 appearances, scoring 20 tries, 83 goals and 4 drop goals, making a total of 250 points to date.
Commenting on the signing, Bulls coach Mick Potted stated “Luke is a player we have had our eye on for some time and I am delighted he has chosen to join us. He can run the team around the park, has a great kicking game and will be a great addition to our squad for the next two years.”
Gale is delighted to join the Bulls and stated “Bradford Bulls are a massive club and I’m really looking forward to joining them.
“I had three years at Harlequins and thought it was the right time to move. I’m looking forward to the chance of playing in front of so many fans. That’s what rugby is all about and if you can’t play in front of 10,000 people then you shouldn’t be in the game. Hopefully I can help them fight for that top eight slot.
“I don’t know Mick Potter that well but the players I have spoken to from his club have said a lot of good things and I’m sure he will help me to improve my game.”