Prop Tom Holroyd has proved to be a danger to opposition on the rugby field. The 116kg forward from Siddal is one of the youngest senior players in the team but has proved an exciting asset to the club. Tom was part of the 13 players that joined the academy in 2017 with five of his Siddal team mates and has grasped his opportunity with the club. Ten tries in as many appearances gained Holroyd recognition to the first team, debuting against St Helens in the 22-23 loss at Emerald Headingley. He returned to the academy coming off the bench in the semi-final and final and will be looking to continue to solidify his starting position this year. He was also called up for the Yorkshire Academy and England Academy that historically beat Australia Schoolboys on home turf.
If he wasn’t playing rugby, Tom’s ideal occupation would be a model but he would be a darts player should he change sport. His favourite sportsman is boxer Mike Tyson and would buy a farm should he win the lottery. His team mates think he has the best pair of boots in the squad and would take Harvey Spence, Will Scrimshaw and Harry Georgiou on a roadtrip abroad.