James Greenwood makes Salford switch early

Drew Darbyshire

Hull KR forward James Greenwood has joined Salford on a deal until the end of 2020 with immediate effect.

The 28-year-old has made almost 150 career appearances for South Wales, Wigan, London, Workington and Hull KR.

Greenwood has already joined the Red Devils in training while he continues his recovery from a knee injury.

He said: “Salford are doing really well at the moment. This is a new step for me and I’m really looking forward to it.

“Being around the boys, the conditioners and the coaches now means I’ll be able to make that transition straight away.

“I’m just concentrating on getting myself back on that field, then everything else I’ll take care of once I get to that point.”

Salford coach Ian Watson added: “Greeny’s a great bloke and a big, no-nonsense, mobile forward, who’s is equally effective in the middle or second-row.

“He’s got good leg speed and footwork. He runs strong lines with great ball playing abilities and an attitude in defence to match.

“At 28, he’s coming into his best years and I believe we’ll see them at Salford.”

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