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Ward makes first signings as Rovers boss

John-Joe O'Toole (left) playing for Colchester against Rovers in 2009. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive

Bristol Rovers will today complete the loan signings of Colchester United midfielder John-Joe O’Toole and Queens Park Rangers striker Tom Hitchcock.

Both players will be included in the squad for tomorrow’s game against Plymouth Argyle at the Memorial Stadium (kick off 1.00pm).

Hitchcock, 20, made his league debut for Argyle while on loan with them last season. He began his career at Blackburn Rovers.

24-year-old O'Toole started his career at Watford and went on to make 57 league appearances whilst at Vicarage Road. He signed for Colchester after a successful loan spell, and has made 67 league appearances for The U's.

Tom Hitchcock while on loan at Plymouth Argyle - Rovers' opponents tomorrow. Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

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