Tom Briscoe

Hull FC director Shaun McRae has dismissed speculation linking winger Tom Briscoe with a move to Cronulla Sharks.

The 22-year-old England international continues to be linked with a switch to Australia’s NRL with reports over the weekend suggesting a deal had already been agreed with the Sharks.

But McRae refuted this and reiterated his desire for Briscoe to agree to the Super League club’s offer of a new three-year deal.

“Our offer remains open to Tom and we agreed we’d be open with each other,” McRae told the Hull Daily Mail. “I think Tom would let us know if something had taken place and I suspect at this moment it is a bit of rumour mongering.

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“I think Tom would let us know if something had taken place and I suspect at this moment it is a bit of rumour mongering.”

“We are hoping he will stay with us but, as we’ve said in the past, if he doesn’t he goes with our blessing.”

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