COLWYN Bay have pulled off a transfer coup with the signing of talented forward Toby Jones.

The 26-year-old arrives at the Four Crosses Construction Arena from nearby rivals Llandudno, with Jones once again linking up with manager Craig Hogg and director of football Neil Coverley.

Jones is a former Wales C international who has acquired a vast amount of experience at JD Welsh Premier League and second tier level ay high-profile clubs including Tudno and Caernarfon Town.

Hogg, said: “We are really happy to announce that Toby has decided to join us at Llanelian Road today, it’s more positive news on the squad front.

“He is 26 years old and a local lad living in Llandudno Junction. The management team know him well having worked with him before.

“He comes to us with much playing experience of both Tier 1 and Tier 2 in Wales and that experience will be very important for us moving forward into next season.

“Toby has the ability to influence games through his quality, really good game intelligence and his exceptional work rate. They are attributes that I’ve witnessed first-hand will be of much benefit to us.

“If he can bring all that here like he has done at other clubs, then I’m sure he can do very well for the Bay.”

Jones stated that he was “looking forward” o being part of the Seagulls’ return to the Welsh domestic system, highlighting the management team’s “high standards” as another hugely influential reason behind the move.

“I’m really looking forward to being a part of Colwyn Bay’s journey in the Welsh football pyramid,” he added.

“I know the manager and staff well. They set high standards of professionalism and I buy into that.

“I’m looking forward to working with everyone at the club and I’m excited to meet up with the lads in the summer. Hopefully we can all have a really good season together.”