Hull sign McShane from Sunderland

Hull City have signed Ireland defender Paul McShane from Premier League rivals Sunderland.

"The Tigers have completed the signing of Paul McShane from Sunderland for an undisclosed fee," a statement on the Hull website said on Sunday.

McShane, 26, who began his career at Manchester United and spent last season on loan at Hull, has signed a four-year contract with the club.