New Hull KR offer for Parcell – TotalRL.com | Rugby League Express
Posted On July 4, 2021
Hull Kingston Rovers has revealed that his Aussie hooker Matt Parcell has signed an extended contract that will keep him with the club until the end of 2022, which will be his fourth season in eastern Hull.
Having initially joined the club from Leeds Rhinos in 2019, Parcell celebrated his debut by winning the winning try against Hull FC
“He’s been in great shape. He’s been consistent and dangerous and he’s improving. He continues to develop as well,” said Robins coach Tony Smith.
“As experienced as Matty is he continues to add to his game and that’s why we want him to stay. He’s doing a great job for us right now and we see he will continue to improve. more and more.
“I think the style we play suits Matty and the way he plays suits us, so it’s a great fit for both of them. He is a big part of us and our danger in attack.
“He’s lightning fast and strong, deceptively strong as he carries the ball and approaches the line, dodging tackles that you just think are impossible for him to get out. He really is a special talent. “
Parcell has established a strong relationship with fellow half-model Jez Litten, helping the former Hull FC hooker develop his game.
“They complement each other, they have similarities and they also have differences. It’s great to have them both on the pitch at the same time and often one after the other. It has worked well for us a couple of times this year when they have both been on the pitch, ”added Smith.
“They get along well and two really nice young men who just want to do their best for their team. As Jez is sitting behind Matty right now he understands and accepts it, but at the same time Matty also stays. on guard.
“There is a friendly competitiveness about them as well as the fact that they complement each other when they play. It’s a healthy relationship and we’re lucky to have two very good fake half-runners and two very good team players.
“He has a big influence on his and he’s very experienced. He speaks in meetings and passes on his vast knowledge. He is a very competent player who thinks a lot about the game and the team.
“It is a pleasure to work with Matty and he is great for our young players, besides complementing the seniors that we have. He is part of this experienced team that is there to help develop our future. He is committed to that. and like the other players in the squad. They understand that their role now is to help us now but to help us prepare for the future. “