Theo Fages: Huddersfield Giants confirm signing of St Helens scrum-half for 2022 Super League season


French scrum-half Fages is becoming a member of the Giants on a three-year contract after turning down a brand new deal at Saints. “I simply need to carry this workforce again to the place it was, preventing for trophies, and the problem is basically thrilling for me,” he mentioned

Final Up to date: 14/10/21 12:24pm

Theo Fages has joined Huddersfield on a three-year contract

Theo Fages long-rumoured transfer from St Helens to Huddersfield Giants from 2022 has been confirmed by the Yorkshire membership.

The 27-year-old French scrum-half is becoming a member of the Giants on a three-year contract after turning down the supply of a brand new cope with the Tremendous League champions.

Fages started his skilled profession as a 16-year-old at Salford Pink Devils and can renew his acquaintance along with his outdated head coach Ian Watson on the John Smith’s Stadium.

“Theo is a massively vital signing for us on the Giants,” Watson mentioned. “He is a participant with an enormous need to win and be the most effective and has a never-say-die angle who calls for the workforce to compete exhausting on each play by main along with his actions.

“Theo has helped take a Saints workforce to the very high along with his need and talent to manage the sport by his organisation and kicking skills.

“Theo, together with the opposite gamers within the squad, can now construct a workforce which pushes us to a brand new degree.”

Fages, who will probably be partnered at Huddersfield by one other former Salford half-back, Tui Lolohea, was within the St Helens workforce that gained back-to-back Grand Finals in 2019 and 2020.

Huddersfield head coach Ian Watson is looking forward to working with Theo Fages again

Huddersfield head coach Ian Watson is wanting ahead to working with Theo Fages once more

Nonetheless, he missed final Saturday’s title conquer Catalans Dragons after breaking a shoulder within the membership’s Problem Cup closing win over Castleford Tigers in July.

On the worldwide stage, he has made 15 appearances for France and captained them within the 2017 World Cup, and is now wanting ahead to the subsequent chapter of his membership profession.

“I am actually excited to get going,” Fages mentioned. “I simply need to carry this workforce again to the place it was, preventing for trophies, and the problem is basically thrilling for me.

“It is a new life for me. We will probably be shifting right here and I am actually wanting ahead to it.

“Ian Watson and everyone else needs to do rather well for this workforce. We need to win trophies and I am going to simply be giving one hundred pc for this workforce.”



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