York land Jimmy Keinhorst on loan

James Gordon

York have signed former Leeds centre Jimmy Keinhorst on a season-long loan from Hull KR.

Keinhorst, 29, has made 131 Super League appearances to date and joined Hull KR ahead of the 2019 season, scoring seven tries in 28 games.

Knights coach James Ford said: “I’d like to applaud the efforts of the supporters, sponsors and specifically Squadbuilder for facilitating this acquisition. All contributions are used towards building a better club for the future and I’m delighted to be a part of such positivity.

“Jimmy will bring strike and threat to our edges, added experience and intelligence to our preparation. I’ve spoken to a number of people regarding Jimmy’s attitude and approach and I’m very confident he’ll further enhance our culture.

“I’m extremely proud of the support we’re receiving from the club in terms of positive cultural shifts, retainment of our best players and attracting players who can help this club continue to grow.”

“I’m excited to work with Jimmy, and I’m looking forward to seeing him raise our standards and get him playing his best rugby.”