Salford centre extends stay

Centre Dan Sarginson has committed himself to Salford Red Devils until the end of the 2023 season, with a two-year contract extension.

The England international has enjoyed a successful first season, helping the club reach the final of the Challenge Cup. He has also slotted in at fullback in the absence of Niall Evalds.

Sarginson said: “We’re building something special here, so it was an easy choice to sign for a few more years.

“The extensions of Lee (Mossop) and (Luke) Yatesy were massive for us and hopefully with us now tied in, it helps draw in other players.

“This year’s been about me giving my best for the boys every week, but now going into my second year, I’ll look to have even more of an influence and build on that role.”

Director of rugby and operations Ian Blease added: “A lot of this season’s new additions had a big impact, but Dan has been a standout player within the competition as a whole.

“Getting him secured has been one of our key targets and that’s why I was thrilled by how eager he was to commit to the Club going forward.

“He already showed us his dedication on the field this season. Then he showed us his professionalism, with support for the team when he was ruled out of the final. This display of loyalty tells me he is exactly the kind of character that can help us grow even further.”