Hull KR’s Greg Richards to join Toulouse in 2023

Josh McAllister
Greg Richards Hull KR

Hull KR have confirmed that prop forward Greg Richards will join Toulouse on a season-long loan for the 2023 Championship season.

The 27-year-old forward has made 97 Super League appearances to date.

He started his career at St Helens, and also featured for Leigh and London before joining Hull KR ahead of the 2022 campaign.He made 15 appearances last season.

On the move, Richards said: “I’m really excited to get over to Toulouse, meet the guys and get the season started.

“I can’t wait to experience the culture of a new city and country.”

Head coach Sylvain Houles had previously hinted at a new signing to his forward pack, which takes his 2023 squad to a number of 20 players for the upcoming season.

Houles happy to have Greg Richards on board

“Greg is a prop who knows his job and his role within a team well,” Houles said.

“He is a hard worker, the kind of prop who does the undermining work.”

Toulouse president Bernard Sarrazain added: “I’m happy to see Greg join our ranks just before the start of the season.

“He will bring muscle to our pack of forwards.

“His high-level experience, his training at St Helens, his good season last year…all the elements are here for him to bring to this group.

“I would like to thank the management of Hull KR for this loan agreement.”

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