Tandy, who has signed until the end of this season with Hull Kingston Rovers, is ready to bring his strengths to the field and feels he has been given a great opportunity to consolidate the Robins’ place in the top flight. He commented: “I’m really keen to have a shot at Super League, I love rugby league and enjoy my footy, it’s exciting times and I am looking forward to getting to know the boys and show them what I am capable of.”
With his father being born in Birmingham and his grand-parents originating from Ireland he is an off-quota player and having previously played in Australia for St George Illawarra, and North South Sydney Bears he has a wealth of rugby league experience.
Tandy came to the UK in 2004 having played in National League 1 for Widnes Vikings for last season, and Whitehaven for 2 years, the 25year old has a great knowledge of rugby league that will only benefit the team and feels he is definitely ready for the challenge.
Hull Kingston Rovers Head Coach Justin Morgan said: “Ryan is a welcomed addition to the team and is a very good player who possesses the ability to cause havoc on the field. I’m very happy that we have signed him and I’m sure he’ll do well.”