Hull KR half-back Rowan Milnes makes Super League loan move

Drew Darbyshire
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Hull KR have loaned half-back Rowan Milnes out to fellow Super League club Wakefield on an initial two-week loan deal with immediate effect.

The 23-year-old has been limited to just three first team appearances with the Robins this season.

Milnes, who has made 38 appearances in total for Hull KR, is in contention to make his Wakefield debut in Sunday’s trip to Wigan.

Milnes said: “I started my professional journey here in the scholarship at 15 and to be able to come back and get some valuable game time in Super League is an opportunity which I’m really looking forward to.

“I’ll give it my all for the club whilst I’m wearing the shirt and I’m looking forward to meeting the boys and getting started.

“There are some quality players here and hopefully I can develop some good combinations with them and make a positive impact out on the field.”

Wakefield boss delighted to secure Rowan Milnes loan move

Trinity coach Mark Applegarth added: “I’m really pleased to have Rowan joining us from Hull KR.

“I know Rowan from when he was with us in the Scholarship and he is a talented halfback who gives us some added options and depth in that position.

“I’ve been impressed with Rowan’s performances when he’s featured for Hull KR and he’s a player I have admired for a number of years.

“He’ll certainly add to the group and I’m really looking forward to working with him.”

Hull KR coach Willie Peters said: “It’s a good opportunity for Rowan to get some Super League game time after not playing for a few weeks.

“Rowan has done a great job for KR when he’s played so far this season and I’m sure he’ll continue that with Wakefield Trinity.”

He will return to the Robins after the international break.

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