James Bentley signs new deal with St Helens

St Helens forward James Bentley has signed a new deal that will see him stay at the club until at least the end of 2021.

The 23-year-old has scored four tries in 25 appearances for Saints since arriving from Bradford in 2017. He has earned three caps for Ireland on the international stage.

Bentley said: “I am very happy to sign an extension with the club.

“We had a great year last season and I am looking forward to what the future may hold.

“I want to thank Kristian Woolf (Saints coach), my team-mates and all the staff and the fans who have always made me feel at home. I am excited to get going again and hope to continue my development here at Saints.”

Saints coach Kristian Woolf added: “It’s great news to have James committing his future to the Saints.

“James has a great attitude and gives it his all in every training session and on the field.

“He has already shown his talent this season since I came in and is an important part of our squad moving forward.

“If he continues to work hard and improve he will have a bright future ahead of him.”

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