KEIGHLEY Cougars have agreed to release Dan Hawksworth from the remainder of his contract with the club.

The club are doing this in order to allow Hawksworth take up an offer made to him by a club within the Championship.

The prop joined Cougars ahead of the 2020 season after arriving from Hunslet in October 2019.

During his time at Cougar Park, Hawksworth made three appearances over an 18-month period that was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The club said they would like to thank Hawksworth for his time and efforts with the Cougars and wish him the best in his future endeavours.