Jake Clifford has uncovered the one player he’s anticipating playing with at Hull FC one year from now. The Australian halfback was affirmed as the club’s fifth new marking last week, having marked a two-year manager, the Dark and Whites.
One of five new enlists for the following year, Clifford is preparing hard in Australia after a wrecked arm finished his 2022 season. Hull, in the meantime, starts off their pre-season plan for seven days, with the 24-year-old settling the subtleties in front of his trip over to the UK.
The halfback, who has played 67 NRL games, will find out about his new colleagues in the following couple of weeks; however, one player has grabbed his attention, having faced him while at the North Queensland Cattle rustlers and Newcastle Knights.
“I see Kane Evans is around there,” Clifford said. “He was dependably a hard individual to handle. He also has a great deal of involvement with the NRL also, so that will be cool to connect with players like that.
“I’m likewise anticipating meeting the Britain fellas and gaining proficiency with their various styles of football. To play with various players is a decent thrilling test in itself.”
Clifford also knows a couple of countenances in the opponent’s camp, with Hull KR enlisting from the Knights. New lead trainer Willie Peters was an aide at the Australian club, with Jesse Sue additionally carrying out his speciality in the New South Wales city.
Somewhere else, Clifford likewise has a previous colleague from his Cowpokes days at Wanderers, who tragically missed the NRL Excellent Last to injury this year.
“I realize Jesse Sue at Hull KR; however, I’ve got another mate, Tom Opacic, with whom I used to play at the Cattle rustlers,” Clifford made sense of. “There are two players there that I know; they’re extraordinary individuals off the field; however, with regards to the competition, I’ll give my all to get one over them, that will be without a doubt.
“I’m truly anticipating those Derbies. Tony (Smith) and James (Clark) discussed the gathering and the competition that Hull FC and Hull KR have. They’ll be extraordinary games to play in.”
Considering that the sensation of being believed again sold him should Hull FC, Clifford is anticipating the experience. Hearing about away followings and Sorcery Weekend adds to the Australian’s excitement.
“I heard they’re extremely enthusiastic in Hull, and with regards to Wizardry round, Hull’s the group with the most allies there with banners flying out the vehicles and that sort of stuff,” Clifford added.
“Getting to encounter that one year from now is something I’m truly anticipating, and I surmise meeting individuals in Britain and Hull itself. I heard they’re extraordinary individuals, and I can hardly hold back from walking the roads with them and getting to know them.”