New Hunslet signing Zach Johnson says he is fit and raring to go, after playing through injury during a previous spell with the club.

Johnson spent time on loan terms with the Parksiders in 2015, before leaving to join Coventry and then ultimately returning to the community game.

But the prop says he’s ready to make up for lost time and make the most of his latest opportunity in the pro game.

He said: “It’s good to be back.

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“I spent four games here on loan a few years ago, under Matt Bramald, when I played through a rib cartilage injury.

“This time I’m fully fit and raring to go.”

He added: “I’m maybe in my prime right now. I’ve got plenty of experience behind me,

“I’ve recently enjoyed a spell at Thornhill in the National Conference League, and I’ve got several good years left in the tank.

“I bring a lot of go-forward and aggression, plus I can help bring on the younger players in the side.”