Michael Dobson signs up at Salford Red Devils
Former Hull KR captain Michael Dobson will join Salford Red Devils at the start of the 2015 season.
The 28-year-old half-back has signed a four-year contract and will return to Super League after a year in Australia’s NRL with Newcastle Knights.
The arrival of Dobson continues Salford’s recruitment for 2015, with Castleford forward Weller Hauraki and Leeds winger Ben Jones-Bishop have sealed moves to the Red Devils for next season and beyond.
And New Zealand international full-back Kevin Locke will link up with the club imminently, having originally agreed to join at the start of the 2015 campaign.
Salford had a bid for Dobson rejected by Hull KR last season, shortly before it was announced the player had exercised an opt-out clause in his contract with Rovers to secure a return to the NRL.
The Australian will compete with England international Rangi Chase, French youngster Theo Fages and Marc Sneyd, who is currently on loan at Castleford, for a first-team place at Salford next term.
“Michael’s arrival will give us four fantastic half-backs at our club, easily the strongest in Super League,” owner Marwan Koukash told the club website.
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