London Broncos bring in duo on loan as Will Blakemore departs

Drew Darbyshire
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Sam Davis in action for London Broncos in 2021 | Photo: Alex Broadway/SWpix

London Broncos have brought in Castleford prop Sam Hall and York hooker Sam Davis on loan, but Will Blakemore has left the club.

Hall will join the capital club on a one-month loan deal from Super League side Castleford. Davis re-joins the Broncos for the remainder of the season after previously coming through London’s academy.

Both players are available for selection in Sunday’s trip to Dewsbury in the Championship.

Broncos interim coach Mike Eccles said: “Sam (Hall) is a big unit and a true ball-playing middle who has fantastic ability as both a carrier and being able to shift possession around the field. We’re really excited about his potential and it’s great to have him onboard for the next month.

“We’re also thrilled to have secured Sam (Davis) on loan for the remainder of the season. Personally, I view Sam as a perfect example of the type of player we continually aspire to produce at London Broncos.

“He progressed through our academy system and has applied his knowledge and understanding from those experiences to adapt to first team rugby league. I’m pleased to have him back in the squad again.

“We’d like to thank Castleford and York for use of both players and we look forward to working with them.”


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London Broncos release Wales World Cup hopeful Will Blakemore

Will Blakemore, who is hoping to represent Wales at the World Cup, has departed the Broncos after requesting a release from his contract. Blakemore is another product of the Broncos academy.

Eccles added: “We’re said to see Will leave the Broncos and on behalf of everyone at the club I would like to thank him for his services both as an academy player and for the first team. Will is a good and honest player. We wish him every success for the future.”

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