Workington have signed BARLA international Clayton Sutton from local amateur side Distington.
Sutton has played on two BARLA Great Britain tours to Australia and Jamaica, and has also pulled on the Lions’ jersey several times on home soil.
Workington have fought off competition to secure the half-back’s signature for the 2019 season.
On joining Town, Sutton said: “I was approached by the club and following discussions and hearing what hard work is going on in the background and the plans the club has for the season and the very near future, I was quick to take the opportunity.
“I met the boys on Thursday for the first session, which was a tough opener. All the boys were sound and most I know already with being local.
“I am looking forward to working with the squad, putting the hard work in and getting my opportunity when it comes.”