1 Oct 2015

Warriors sign NRL veteran

11:58 am on 1 October 2015

The New Zealand Warriors have signed National Rugby League veteran Jeff Robson on a one-year contract.

Jeff Robson attempting to tackle his new teammate Tuimoala Lolohea when playing for the Cronulla Sharks.

Jeff Robson attempting to tackle his new teammate Tuimoala Lolohea when playing for the Cronulla Sharks. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Robson has made 159 NRL appearances and spent his last two seasons with the Cronulla Sharks.

The 33-year-old primarily plays in the halves and also can cover the hooker position.

After starting his NRL career with six games for Manly, Robson spent three seasons with the Parramatta Eels, the first of which culminated in his appearance in the 2009 grand final against Newcastle.

He switched to Cronulla in 2012.

Warriors head coach Andrew McFadden said Robson would bring both experience and professionalism to the squad.

"It's great to have Jeff joining us. He's not only a proven performer but he's also a durable and totally professional athlete," McFadden said.

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