Morgan Escare: Salford full-back makes Championship loan move

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Championship club Barrow have signed France international full-back Morgan Escare on a short-term loan deal from Salford.

The 30-year-old is in line to make his debut for the Raiders in Sunday’s Championship clash with Batley.

Escare has yet to play for Salford in Super League this season, and has recently spent a two-week spell on loan with their Super League rivals Wakefield.

On his loan move to Barrow, Escare said: “I’ve been with Wakefield for the last two weeks, and I enjoyed playing games.

“This weekend, I’ve come to Barrow (and) I’m going to enjoy my time at the club. 

“I watch all of the Barrow games, and they’re a very good team. I’ll give the best of myself to Barrow and enjoy the game.”

Escare’s move to the Raiders will see him link up with good friend and international team-mate Hakim Miloudi.

He added: “Hakim is a friend, and I’m going to enjoy playing with him on Sunday.”

 

Morgan Escare background

Escare was born in Perpginan, France in 1991.

The livewire full-back came through the system at hometown club Catalans Dragons. He scored 65 tries in 91 appearances for the French outfit between 2013-16.

Escare made the move to England with Super League giants Wigan in 2017. He scored 22 tries and kicked 49 goals in 77 appearances for the Warriors.

Whilst at Wigan, Escare won the World Club Challenge (2017) and Super League Grand Final (2018).

After falling down the pecking order at Wigan, Escare made the move to Salford ahead of the 2021 season.

He has recently enjoyed a second loan stint with Wakefield. The Frenchman played five games on loan for Trinity in 2019 from Wigan.

On the international scene, Escare has won 11 caps for France, scoring six tries. He will be hoping to play in his second World Cup this autumn.

France have been drawn in a group with England, Samoa and Greece in this year’s tournament.

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Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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