Perry Whiteley re-signs with York

James Gordon

York have re-signed winger Perry Whiteley for 2020.

Whiteley, 26, joined the City Knights from Keighley in 2018, and scored eight tries in 20 appearance slast season.

He said: “I’m really happy to be a Knight for 2020 and excited about the potential that this club has.

“As a player it’s the best environment I could ask to be in for me to develop and hopefully we can repay the fans with another big year!”

Whiteley started in the youth ranks at Huddersfield before moving to Australia, and then returning to England in 2015 with Workington, before moving to Sheffield.

Head Coach James Ford said: “I’m pleased to re-sign Perry. He has made a really positive transition to winger, he’s regularly topped our metres made charts, been strong under kick reception and gave us a target to kick at in good ball.

“He’s great for the group and we all enjoy working with him. I’m confident ‘Den’ can carry on developing into a outstanding winger.”