FORMER England international Ryan Bailey has joined Featherstone Rovers on a six-week trial.
The six-time Super League winner was a teammate of fellow trialist Jordan Tansey during his time at Leeds Rhinos.
He also played alongside 2019 Rovers signing Brett Delaney while at the Rhinos and explained what it would be like to link up again.
“I loved playing with him” said Bailey.
“It’s been four years since we played together, but he’s one of my closest friends.
“Jordan Tansey, I came through the academy at Leeds with him, so It would be special to spend my career at Featherstone with two good friends.”
Bailey, who has made over 300 professional appearances, explained what he and Delaney could offer the team.
“We’re good talkers on the field and lead the way. We’re good leaders” he said.
“I’ll add experience in the pack guiding young fellas in the wrestle and their skills and just a lot of talk.
“As long as we’re a close knit group we’ll do well this year.”
He added: “I just want to win them (the supporters) over really, like I do at most clubs.
“Everyone’s got a persona of me, but I just want to win the Featherstone fans over and have a great year.”
If the prop impresses in his six-week trial, he will pack down with the rest of the Rovers forwards for the 2019 season.
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