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Waterford FC is delighted to announce the signing of Sam Bone.

Twenty-year-old Bone joins the club on loan from Shamrock Rovers until the end of the season.

Bone is a midfielder but can also play across the back four and will add strength and versatility to the Blues squad for the busy second half of the season.

The Malaysian-born player joined Shamrock Rovers for the 2018 season having signed a professional contract with Charlton Athletic in 2014.

Speaking to after signing, Sam Bone said:

“I heard about interest from Alan [Reynolds] a while ago so it’s great to be here and sorted. Rennie explained about the facilities and how he sees me fit into the structure he wants the team to play so I’m delighted to come down.

“I’m thankful and grateful for the opportunity to come to Waterford. I’ve played in the RSC before and the facilities are excellent too so I’m looking forward to getting on the pitch. I’ve met all the players and they’re a great group so I can’t wait to get started.”

Speaking to after confirming the signing, manager Alan Reynolds said:

“It’s great to get Sam on board. He came down to have a look around and has the right attitude and will work hard for the club.

“We’ll have a busy second half to the season and he’s a good lad who can play in midfielder or defence. He’s had a slight knock but he’ll be good in a week or so and I’m delighted to get him into the squad.”

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