St Helens have confirmed that captain James Roby has signed a new one-year extension with the club for the 2022 season.
Next season will be the England and Great Britain international’s 19th season with the club after making his debut in 2004 against Widnes.
We take a look at some of the best reactions on social media.
Jenna Brooks was first to break the story live on Sky Sports…
BREAKING – This @Saints1890 legend will play on in 2022 after signing a 12-month extension that will see him play an incredible 19th season in @SuperLeague Congrats James Roby! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/KUUW7q87Pe
— Jenna Brooks (@JennaBrooks) August 19, 2021
Kyle Amor has his say on his teammate…
The Greatest 🙌 https://t.co/XZoSMQupjq
— Kyle Amor (@kylejamor87) August 19, 2021
St Helens fans are happy with the news…
🐐🐐🐐 the best ever! No one comes close https://t.co/unNueLqn22
— Adam Hitchmough (@Hitchmough97) August 19, 2021
A great boost for the squad ahead of their derby with Wigan!
Another year of James Roby 😍
The @Saints1890 legend has signed a new one-year deal with the club 💪
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) August 19, 2021
Whatever James Roby is on, can I have some! The man is a machine! 19 years at hooker playing 80 minutes…madness
— Tom Nolan (@tom_nolan97) August 19, 2021
From one number nine to another…
An absolute machine – the best of our generation!! Genetic freak – Well played Robes nothing but admiration and respect for the bloke!! https://t.co/S39pgtO0Tz
— Shaun Lunt (@Shaun_Lunt) August 19, 2021