Wakefield College student pens York City Knights contract

PRO DEAL: Wakefield College student Harry Carter has signed a professional contract with York City Knights RLFC
PRO DEAL: Wakefield College student Harry Carter has signed a professional contract with York City Knights RLFC
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WAKEFIELD College’s production line of talented rugby league players continued to pay dividends recently when one student signed a professional deal with York City Knights.

First-year student Harry Carter, who is part of the college’s Rugby League Development Centre, joined the Co-operative Championship club’s academy and made his senior debut last month.

His superb performances for the Knights’ under-18s squad, which saw him collect the player-of-the-season award, impressed York enough for them to give him a two-year contract.

College head coach Mick Bamford said: “Harry has worked extremely hard while training and playing for the college team over the last season. He has a great work ethic and desire for self-improvement.”

Carter has been selected for Yorkshire and was part of the England College side that won their recent Test against Scotland 2-0.

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