Although Harris was born in Oldham, his family has retained its strong Welsh roots and he has expressed a wish to play union for Wales. To strike a deal that will keep him at Headingley is therefore a coup for the club.
In a significant move in the opposite direction, Wakefield Trinity will this morning sign the Wasps wing or full-back, Paul Sampson. The move marks a return home for the 22-year-old, who was born in Wakefield.
St Helens have secured a work permit for the Auckland Warriors second rower, Bryan Henare, who will join them for next season, while the Bradford Bulls, the side Saints beat in last year's Super League Grand Final, have re-signed their Great Britain prop, Brian McDermott.
The new London Broncos coach, John Monie, has turned down the chance to sign Bobbie Goulding, who is searching for a new club after being shown the door at Huddersfield.Reuse content