Defenceman Ricky Skene signs for Bracknell Bees

Bracknell Bees

Bracknell Bees have signed defenceman Ricky Skene until the end of the 2011-12 season following his departure from Peterborough Phantoms.

Skene, 29, made 21 appearances for the Phantoms this season before requesting an early release from his contract.

Head coach Gareth Cox told the club websiteexternal-link: "I would have liked to have recruited Ricky in the summer.

"He is exactly the boost we need at the moment defensively with some really tough fixtures ahead."