Tommy Makinson: St Helens winger signs contract until 2016

Tommy Makinson has signed a new contract with St Helens that will keep him at Langtree Park until 2016.

The 21-year-old made his Saints debut in February 2011 and has scored 25 tries in 46 appearances for the club.

"Tommy is a promising young player who has worked hard and taken his opportunities when they have come along," told the club website.

"If he continues to work hard, he has a very promising future in the game."

He said: "I'm over the moon to have signed this contract and I'm looking forward to continuing my career and development at Saints.

"I know I still have a lot to learn, but I believe I am at the right place to do that and I am excited about the future."