Dewsbury Rams can announce that it has signed prop Jimmy Beckett on loan from Featherstone Rovers.

The 20 year old is contracted to Rovers until the end of this season. However he will join Lee Greenwood’s side and play at the Tetley’s Stadium.

Beckett has previously played on loan at Oldham.

On signing the young forward, Greenwood said:. “I’ve followed Jimmy’s progress for a couple of seasons now. He did well in a couple of loan spells at Oldham and is well thought of at Featherstone.

“We have been looking to bring another front rower in recently and Jimmy ticks a lot of boxes for us.

“He has settled straight into training nicely and will be in contention for the Widnes game.”