Beau Falloon: Leeds Rhinos sign ex-Gold Coast Titans hooker

Beau Falloon
Beau Falloon has played for the NSW City side in the City/Country Origin series

Leeds Rhinos have signed Australian hooker Beau Falloon as a replacement for Paul Aiton, who is moving to Catalans Dragons for 2016.

Falloon will join the treble winners on a one-year deal after Gold Coast Titans opted to release him.

The 28-year-old was among a group of players involved in a drug-trafficking case earlier this year, but the charges against him were later dropped.

"Leeds has a proud history and it will be special to play for them," he said.

"Being a hooker, Leeds have got a great forward pack who like to go forward and that excites me."

Gold Coast's 2014 player of the year Falloon played 12 games in 2015. taking his NRL tally to 85 and also appeared for the New South Wales City Origin side in 2014.

"We are pleased to have signed a player with the experience that Beau has," Leeds head coach Brian McDermott said.

"He has been playing in the NRL for eight seasons and, having spoken to him, I know he is very excited about the challenge of coming to England and playing with the Rhinos."

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