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Radford hails Scott's York loan switch

18th June 2019, 17:39 by Craig Smithson

Coach Lee Radford says Hull FC's teenage centre Cameron Scott's one-month loan move to York Knights will help his development.

The 19-year-old has made a gradual ascent in his career from the City of Hull academy to the Black and Whites' first team, making seven appearances in the 2018 Super League campaign.

Scott, who also captained England Academies to a series win against Australia Schoolboys last season, will now look to get some regular playing time under his belt with a York side currently fifth in the Championship table.

On the loan move, Radford told Hull FC's website: "It's a great chance for Cameron to help his development. He needs some more regular football to progress.

"Obviously with Jake Connor and Josh Griffin in the squad, and with Carlos Tuimavave back into contention soon, Cameron has struggled for game-time but this is a strong opportunity for him.

"James Ford is doing a great job down at York - I have a great relationship with him, so I'm sure it'll be a smooth transition for him."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

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