Rhinos sign Cyril Torres
Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair RL are pleased to announce the signing of Cyril Torres, who joins the team from the Catalan Dragons during the French off season.
Torres who is a World Cup winning captain and recent French double and European cup winner will join up with the Rhinos towards the middle of this month as they step up preparations for their semi-final clash against Mersey Storm.
Head Coach Martyn Gill had this to say on the signing:
“We have been in talks with Cyril for a couple of months now and explained the journey that we are on as a team and club and how our goal is to develop for the long term. We have made some great strides this season, but still have a long way to go. I firmly believe having someone of Cyril’s experience will help bring our guys on further. He will be teaming up with us towards the middle of this month (August) and we look forward to getting down to work”.
Chairman Andrew Gardner also said this:
" This just shows the progress that has been made at Leeds and proves that we have sustainable plan for future growth including developing our younger players to become faster and better in the years to come."
Cyril Torres will feature in the European Championships 2015 in Medway for France and will see him come up agianst fellow team mates Jodie Boyd-Ward, James Simpson, Sebastien Bachara and Tom Halliwell who have all made selection for England and take on France in an opening Clash for the The Kielty-Fassolette Trophy on 23rd September at Medway Park Tickets £7.50
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