Wakefield Wildcats sign Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller
Jacob Miller

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have secured the signing of utility back Jacob Miller, who will join the club on December 1.

The 22-year-old has joined the Wildcats from Super League club Hull FC on a deal that will see him in the red, white and blue until the end of 2015.

Miller joined the Super League in 2013 from NRL club Wests Tigers, where he made nine first grade appearances for the Australian team and was a Toyota Cup winner with the club’s youth grade. In 2009 he was picked for the Australian school boys.

Wildcats’ head coach James Webster is very pleased with the addition to the squad. He said: “Jacob’s signing allows us to have greater depth and competition in the halves.

“He is similar to many players that have signed for Wakefield in that he is a young player with a point to prove and a burning desire to cement a spot in the team.”

“I have not bought Jacob to fulfil the same role as he was asked at Hull as we already have Tim Smith, I believe we have a player that has a lot of improvement in him and I look forward to investing some time into him as a player.”

Miller is keen to prove his worth and said: “Wakefield have given me a great opportunity to re-discover my best form and this is a challenge I’m eager to fulfil.”

“My termination agreement at Hull FC has allowed the Wildcats and myself to agree a deal that we all hope will prove beneficial. I’m very excited about joining the team and competing for a spot in the 17 week in and week out.”

“I’m looking forward to being a part of a new club and getting to know the sponsors, staff, supporters and local community.”