Siejka makes Rovers move

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12th June 2014

Featherstone have signed Wakefield Trinity Wildcat's Australian half-back Harry Siejka on a month's loan with an option to extend his stay until the end of season.

The former Penrith, St George Illawarra and New Zealand Warriors player made nine First Utility Super League appearances for the Wildcats after joining them in March but has made way for the return of Tim Smith from Salford Red Devils.

The Championship club have also followed up the signings of Huddersfield Giants winger Ben Blackmore, Warrington Wolves forward Danny Bridge and Hull FC pair Jason Crookes and Chris Green with the capture of Hull second rower Liam Kent as they prepare for a tilt at promotion to Super League.

Featherstone 's majority shareholder Feisal Nahaboo said: "This is another sign of our ambition and commitment to bringing Super League quality players to Featherstone Rovers.

"Over the past two weeks we have delayed new signings to focus on long-term contracts with existing squad members but the opportunity to bring Siejka to Rovers was too good to turn down.

"I think people are really starting to take notice of Featherstone Rovers and we will succeed in our ambition. The club has made prudent signings meaning we are under the wage cap, yet we have more quality arrivals to announce in due course."

To make way for their new signings, Featherstone have released Josh Sunley, Jamel Chisholm and Colton Roche while long-serving winger Tommy Saxton has moved to Halifax and forwards Keegan Hirst and Liam Walmsley have joined Batley and Doncaster respectively on loan.

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