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Wire forward heading to Humberside

16th June 2019, 17:29 by Bobbie Jackson

Warrington Wolves second-row Luis Johnson has agreed to join Hull KR on loan, according to Robins boss Tony Smith.

The Robins are battling against relegation but boosted their chances of survival on Saturday with a shock 16-14 victory over Warrington.

Smith had previously hinted that he was looking for reinforcements and he will hope that Johnson can provide extra competition.

Johnson earned his debut for Wire last season against Wigan but has been left out in the cold during the 2019 campaign.

Smith said: "I really appreciate Warrington for loaning us Luis for the next month.

"He's a good young, enthusiastic player and I'm looking forward to working with him.

"He will add some depth - we're pretty much down to our bare 17 - and he won't be the only one, we're on the look-out."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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