Following the acquisition of Jez Litten and Dean Hadley from Hull FC, Hull KR have recalled loan half-back Mikey Lewis.

Lewis had been gaining experience in League 1 with Newcastle, but Thunder say he will stake a claim to make his Super League debut in the weeks ahead.

Newcastle coach Simon Finnigan said: “Mikey has had a big impact on the club since his arrival his performances on the field have been excellent he has been a real credit to his club.

“We would also like to extend our thanks to Hull KR for allowing us to take him on loan over the past eight weeks.”

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