sport news Hull KR sign Danny McGuire from Leeds on two-year deal  

Hull KR have announced the signing of Leeds captain Danny McGuire.

The 34-year-old former Great Britain half-back, who is Super League's all-time leading try-scorer, has signed a two-year contract with the Robins, who are hoping to make a quick return to Super League following relegation in 2016.

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens said: 'Danny will really add to our squad for next year. He's had a few clubs looking at him but I think he liked what he heard about us and the things we spoke about.'

Hull KR have announced the signing of Leeds captain Danny McGuire

Hull KR have announced the signing of Leeds captain Danny McGuire

McGuire was always going to have plenty of offers once he announced his decision to bring to a close his distinguished 15-year career with his home-town club at the end of the season.

Although Hull KR are currently in the Championship, they had pulling power in the shape of head of rugby Jamie Peacock, another Headingley great, and McGuire is happy to make the move regardless of whether or not their promotion bid is successful.

Sheens added: 'We've had a good chat about how we see things and we were totally honest regarding our situation for next year, which wasn't an issue for him.'

McGuire is the all-time leading try-scorer in Super League with 262 tries and counting

McGuire is the all-time leading try-scorer in Super League with 262 tries and counting

McGuire, who had an option to remain at the Rhinos for 2018, is one of the most decorated players of all-time, with seven Grand Final triumphs, two Challenge Cup finals, three World Club Challenge trophies and three League Leaders Shield titles.

'I could have quite easily stuck around at Leeds and finished my career here but I feel like I've

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