Hull KR winger Will Oakes loaned out to Dewsbury

Drew Darbyshire

Hull KR winger Will Oakes has joined Dewsbury on a season-long loan for 2020.

The 20-year-old will be offered regular game-time at the Rams with a view of working his way into the Robins first-team for 2021.

Oakes has scored eight tries in 14 first-team appearances for Hull KR and has earned four caps for Scotland.

Rovers coach Tony Smith said: “This is a great chance for Will to establish himself and gain regular first-team rugby under his belt.

“It is great that he is spending 2020 at Dewsbury, who are our partnership club.

“I have had some good meetings with Lee [Greenwood, Dewsbury coach] who is looking forward to working with Will and will give him opportunities next year.”

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