6th November 2020, 17:36 | Halifax

Halifax bring in Gadwin Springer

Halifax bring in Gadwin Springer

Halifax have announced the signing of Gadwin Springer who joins the club on a one-year deal.

Springer played his Junior Rugby League with Toulouse Olympique and has since gone on to have spells with Catalans Dragons, Castleford Tigers and, most recently, Toronto. The French forward featured for Halifax on loan back in 2018. 

The 27-year-old was a part of the Castleford side which won the 2017 Betfred Super League League Leaders’ Shield however Springer missed out on the Grand Final at Old Trafford.

On the move, Springer said: “I’m really looking forward to starting the pre-season with the boys and meet everyone. 

“It’s been a crazy year for all of us, but I can’t wait for a new chapter. Halifax have always been a tough team to play against, they all work hard for each other so I’m excited to be part of this team.”

Halifax Head Coach Simon Grix said: “Gadwin brings us the point of difference we have been looking for.

“I spoke to Gadwin a while back to sort of register out interest should Toronto not work out, then obviously reaffirmed our interest after the announcement and here we are. 

“He is a big unit who dents the line, with a good offload on him too. He will be a player that will excite and get us on the front foot. 

“I am looking forward to seeing him do some damage in blue and white.”