Cockayne has ‘unfinished business’ at Craven Park
Ben Cockayne says he has unfinished business at Hull KR, after penning a two-year contract to return to Craven Park.
The 30-year-old made 139 appearances for Rovers, scoring 57 tries between 2006 and 2011, before leaving the club by mutual consent partway through the 2011 campaign after a string of disciplinary problems.
He then went on to win the Championship title with Featherstone in 2011, before joining up with Wakefield, where has been an ever-present for the last two seasons, scoring 28 tries.
Cockayne becomes the latest in a string of high profile stars to leave Belle Vue, and admits he exits with a heavy heart.
“I’ve had the best two years of my career at Wakefield, and can’t thank Richard Agar enough for giving me the opportunity when no-one else would take a chance on me,” said Cockayne.
“We didn’t have any superstars, but they’re the best bunch of blokes I’ve ever played with and I’ve never had as much fun.”Comment on this and other stories on the Total Rugby League Fans Forum