Sam Royle: St Helens back-rower signs one-year extension

Sam Royle
Sam Royle (centre) captained St Helens against Castleford earlier this season

Academy product back-rower Sam Royle has signed a one-year contract extension with St Helens.

The 22-year-old has played five senior games for Saints having progressed through the age groups.

Royle has also captained the club at scholarship, academy, reserve and first-team level, having skippered the side at Castleford earlier this season.

"I want to keep improving and push my way into the team," ex-Thatto Heath amateur Royle told the club website.

"I was really proud to get the opportunity to captain the first team and it wasn't expected. It was a massive moment for me and my family and it was a bit of payback to them for all their hard work with me too."

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