Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Warriors Go on Raid in Barrow to Capture Forward Joe

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Warriors Go on Raid in Barrow to Capture Forward Joe

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WIGAN have made a second successive signing from the Betfred Championship with the addition of forward Joe Bullock from Barrow Raiders.

The 25-year-old has agreed a three-year deal with the Warriors and will join up ahead of the 2019 Super League season. The announcement comes less than a fortnight after the club brought in centre Chris Hankinson from Swinton Lions.

"Joe is an explosive, hardrunning front-row forward who has developed and proven himself in the Championship," said the club's executive director Kris Radlinski.

"He's played in the lower leagues - which is always a great apprenticeship for a prop forward - so we think he'll bring an edge and physicality to our front-row options next season.

"He's had another impressive season for Barrow, so we firmly believe that he is ready to take the step-up to Super League level and we're excited to offer him the opportunity to do so. …

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