Ben Ross

Australian prop Ben Ross has refuted reports he is heading to England to play for the London Broncos.

The capital club looked to have added experience to their new, youthful squad when coach Tony Rae claimed his bid to tempt the 33-year-old out of retirement had been the “easiest deal” he had ever done.

But posts on Ross’ Twitter account on Friday night suggested no such deal was in place.

“To hear I have sign with London Broncos is not the truth. They had offered a contract and Tony Rea was a complete professional. I have now decided to stay in Australia & follow my passion for community welfare. More will be explained on Monday,” Ross said.

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