St Helens: Luke Walsh and Shannon McDonnell returning to Australia

Luke Walsh and Shannon McDonnell
Shannon McDonnell (right) is returning to Australia to focus on property development

Luke Walsh and Shannon McDonnell have left Super League side St Helens to return to their native Australia, the club have confirmed.

Scrum-half Walsh, 29, played 64 games for the Saints in a three-year spell, scoring 466 points.

Former Hull KR and Hull FC full-back McDonnell, also 29, made 56 appearances in two spells at the club.

The news comes after back-rower Andre Savelio left Keiron Cunningham's side to join Warrington.

Meanwhile, forwards Olly Davies and Matt Haggarty are also set to leave St Helens to sign for Championship sides, while Frenchman Levy Nzoungou has joined Melbourne Storm Under-20s.

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