Hull boss Lee Radford says he’s pleased to sign a player “at the peak of his career” following capture of Manu Ma’u.

The Black and Whites have added the 30-year-old back-rower from Paramatta on an initial two-year deal.

Radford said: “I’m really pleased to get such a quality signing in Manu over the line. To get that level of player in our competition, at the peak of his career is a real coup for the club.

“I’ve only heard good things about him on and off the field. I’m sure his no-nonsense style of play will make him a firm fans-favourite when he arrives.

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“Manu has a real toughness in his game which I really admire.”

Chief executive James Clark added: “This is not just a statement signing for Hull FC, but also for Super League and it highlights the real depth of overseas and domestic talent we will have in our competition next season.

“Manu and his wife Alisi have been a pleasure to deal with throughout this lengthy process and their genuine excitement to join our club is infectious.

“I’d like to thank Tyran Smith [agent] for his extremely professional approach in helping us make this move a reality. We are looking forward to Manu joining us next season.”