New Leeds signing Rhys Evans insists he isn’t thinking long-term, after joining the club on a season-long loan.

Evans has made the switch to Headingley from Bradford as part of a deal that could see several Rhinos youngsters head in the opposite direction.

The move represents a return to the top flight following two years in the Championship with the Bulls and Leigh Centurions, but the Welsh international insists his focus remains on the here and now.

He said: “I just want to enjoy it and if I enjoy it then I’ll play my best rugby.

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“If anything happens further down the track then that’d be great, but I’m not really thinking that far ahead yet.

“I’ll take training day by day and the games every time I play and just go from there.”

Evans has joined up with his new team-mates on a pre-season training camp in Spain, and the former Wire centre says he’s settled in quickly.

“It’s been really good so far. I had one training session before I came over, which helped me to get to know the staff and the lads.

“But coming over here has allowed me to get to know people better and spend some time with them outside of training, so it’s been really good.

“Knowing a few boys from the days at Warrington helps, and I’ve played against a lot of the lads over a few years, so it’s quite easy to get chatting and to know about people.

He added: “The sessions out here have been good and you can’t complain about being able to get out in the sun.

“I’ve got to know all the structures out here and it’s going to benefit me massively going into the friendlies when we get back.”

Evans could make his Leeds debut against former club Bradford.

He admitted: “The friendly is going to be an interesting one as I’ll be playing against people I played alongside only a couple of weeks ago.

“But it’s going to be fun and I’m looking forward to it.”