Joe McLocklan signs for South Wales Scorpions

South Wales Scorpions have strengthened their squad for the Gateshead Thunder clash at The Gnoll this Sunday by signing Joe McLocklan who was released from York City Knights last month.

McLocklan becomes the second former York player to join the Scorpions in the last month following Casey Bromilow's transfer. By coincidence, both players scored tries for York against the Scorpions earlier this season.

However unlike Bromilow, McLocklan will not move down to Wales. He will continue to be based in Hull and will commute alongside fellow Englishman and star half-back Loz Wildbore, another former York player.

Scorpions coach Anthony Seibold said: