Perhaps in a surprise to some Gold Coast Titans fans, the club has parted ways with Tyrone Roberts as he embarks on a new English adventure.
The versatile utility will head to the Warrington Wolves after signing a 3-year deal with the club beginning in 2018.
Prior to his 2-year stint with the Titans, Roberts played 97 games at the Newcastle Knights since making his debut in 2011.
He went on to play 41 games for the Titans over his two years with the club and to date, has played 138 NRL games.
With a new chapter ahead of him, Roberts is excited at what lies ahead.
I’m very excited to be joining the Warrington Wolves,” said Roberts. My family and I can’t wait to get over there and start this new chapter in our lives. I’m excited to rip in and compete for some trophies and meet all the passionate fans.
“My family and I can’t wait to get over there and start this new chapter in our lives. I’m excited to rip in and compete for some trophies and meet all the passionate fans.”
The chance to work with Steve Price is one that Roberts looks forward to and he is keen to work alongside the former St George Illawarra Dragons head coach.
“I’m also looking forward to working with Steve to help take my game to another level,” continued Roberts.He’s well respected in Australia as a coach so it’s a great opportunity for me to work alongside him.”
“He’s well respected in Australia as a coach so it’s a great opportunity for me to work alongside him.”
Regarded by some as a natural running half, Roberts has shown that he has the skills to perform consistently and with that naturalness and a good goal-kicking average, it was a signing the Wolves just had to make.
“Tyrone Roberts is a player who I’ve watched closely over the past few years in the NRL,” said Wolves head coach, Steve Price.
“He is a natural football player who loves playing footy in all different conditions.”
Price praised Roberts’ defence, goal-kicking prowess and his family attributes and believes he will be a good fit to the side.
“Tyrone has a great understanding of the game,” continued Price.
“He is a solid defensive player with a very sound kicking game; as well as having had an 82% goal-kicking success rate.
A proud family man, with wife Brittany and two young daughters. Tyrone will be a great asset to Warrington Wolves.”