Salford boss on what fans can expect from Shane Wright

Salford head coach Paul Rowley has spoken about what fans can expect from 2022 recruit Shane Wright.

Shane Wright has made the switch to Super League following four years at North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL.

The 25-year-old, who has also had a spell on loan at Mackay Cutters, was named Cowboys’ Rookie of the Year in 2019.

In 2020, Wright was part of the North Queensland side that won the NRL Nines.

In total, he made 41 appearances for Cowboys and joins Salford on a two-year deal.

He made his first appearance for Salford against Swinton at the AJ Bell Stadium, featuring for the full 80-minutes. He crossed for a try in that pre-season friendly, while he also started against Halifax.

Red Devils: Salford boss Paul Rowley backs ‘written off’ pack in 2022

Paul Rowley has his say on Shane Wright

On what fans can expect, Paul Rowley told Love Rugby League: “He is another young lad with a lot to learn. And we want him to continue learning and he’s hungry to learn as well.

“Just like Brodie (Croft), he’s full of enthusiasm. He’s very conscientious and very hard working and coachable.

“So what we can expect from him is 100% all the time. He will give nothing less.

“He’s definitely not the finished article, it’ll be a working progress. He’ll make mistakes and he’ll get better. He’ll not make the same mistake twice. That’s what we can expect I think from Shane. He’s a great lad.”

Danny Addy’s role at Salford

Salford go into the 2022 campaign with a handful of players who can cover the hooker role.

However, Rowley has confirmed that Danny Addy will not be one of them.

Rowley said: “I’m not using Danny as a nine. He can obviously play hooker. He is a 13.

“I thought it was important for helping him to have some clarity right from day one that he’ll be seen as a loose forward in terms of getting his body right for that position, it’s important for him.

READ MORE: Who has impressed Salford boss Paul Rowley

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FANTASY RUGBY LEAGUE 2022

The article Salford boss on what fans can expect from Shane Wright appeared first on Loverugbyleague.com.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting