Hull Kingston Rovers have signed Australian centre Andrew Heffernan from Penrith Panthers.
The 21-year-old has found NRL opportunities hard to come by at the Panthers, resulting in his move to Rovers in search of game time.
Described as a ‘versatile playmaker’ Heffernan is content at playing in the halves, fullback or centre, however it is beleived he will be utilisied predominantly as a centre under Tim Sheens. “I’m really excited about having the opportunity to play for such a proud club with a rich history.
“I’m really excited about having the opportunity to play for such a proud club with a rich history.
“I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead of us in 2017 and can’t wait to get over there and start training with the squad.”
He becomes the second signing of the day for Rovers, joining Huddersfield halfback Jamie Ellis.