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Hull star targets new deal

22nd January 2019, 00:42 by Michael Holland

Hull FC forward Joe Westerman says he is determined to return to full fitness with a view to penning a new deal with the club.

The 29-year-old is into his second spell with the Black and Whites following a brief, unsuccessful spell with Toronto Wolfpack, who he joined prior to the 2018 campaign.

Westerman penned a one-year extension in September of last year, but he is already setting his sights on another contract with the club once he is fully fit.

“Yeah I am,” he confirmed when asked if he is targeting a new deal. “I enjoyed it almost instantly when I came back. I really enjoyed the five games I played last season.

"We’ve had a little boy recently and I’m just looking forward to getting back out there.

“You look back now at Toronto, I have some good mates over there now, but I didn’t make it out there sadly. It was a big move, it really was. I thought I’d be there a few years but obviously it came to an end quickly. Luckily Hull came back in for me and I’m grateful for that.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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