Tilse to link up with Hull KR next week

Hull KR prop Dane Tilse could be in line for a debut with Hull Kingston Rovers as early as next week, after the club confirmed he has received the necessary visa clearance to head to the UK.

Tilse, who signed with the Robins for the next two-and-a-half years from NRL side Canberra Raiders, will finish his time with the Australian club this weekend, signing off before heading to England and heading to Hull.

The club say he will arrive in the country early next week, which means he could potentially feature for the Robins in their next Super League encounter.

They face Bradford in the Challenge Cup this weekend, but will head to Perpignan next weekend to face Catalans Dragons – where he is expected to travel with the squad to the south of France and make his KR debut.