Connor was unsure about Hull FC move

Hull FC’s new signing Jake Connor has admitted that he was not convinced he’d made the right decision when he signed for the club.

The young back signed a two-year contract with the Challenge Cup winners midway through the year, but that resulted in a dispute between Hull and his former club, Huddersfield Giants, over compensation.

That subsequently generated speculation that the 22-year-old was having second thoughts on the move. Having now started pre-season with his new club, Connor has spoken out about the move for the first time, admitting he wasn’t sure if joining Hull was the best thing for him.

“I signed here and then truthfully I didn’t initially know what I wanted,” Connor told the Hull Daily Mail.

“I had been going through negotiations with Huddersfield for around three months and in the end it didn’t end up working out in my favour, so I decided to move on.

“Winning the Challenge Cup and almost getting to the Grand Final shows how good this club is. I’m just happy to be here in a winning environment. The plan for me has to be to find some consistency and make sure I’m in the team every week.”