Whitehaven Rugby League has announced a new one-year deal for Ryan King for the 2024 season.

The Italian international re-joined the club earlier in 2023 having previously played for the club in the 2021 and 2022 season.

Since returning to the club this season the forward who has also deputised in the halves he has made 14 appearances scoring 8 times including the final try in today’s 32-20 victory over Sheffield Eagles.

Speaking about staying at the club King spoke saying: “I’m delighted to sign a new 12 month contract with the club.

"I’d like to thank all the coaches, board and the fans for making my stay in West Cumbria a great experience and loving my footy again. Up the Haven.”