St Helens captain James Roby has signed a brand new one-year contract to stay with the reigning Tremendous League champions for a nineteenth season.
The 35-year-old academy graduate has spent his whole profession with the membership and he has made 485 appearances.
A figurehead within the St Helens aspect throughout his tenure, Roby has additionally received caps for England and Nice Britain.
“I’m very privileged to play right here, to rise up within the morning and do what I do,” he advised the membership’s web site.
“As you become older you do suppose the tip is close to and I knew I used to be off-contract on the finish of this 12 months and thought this might be my final season,
“However I by no means noticed myself taking part in anyplace else and if the membership hadn’t supplied me a brand new deal I might have known as it a day.”
A St Helens legend, Roby has reached 9 Tremendous League Grand Finals with the membership, coming off on the successful aspect 4 instances together with up to now two seasons.
He has been named within the Tremendous League Dream Group six instances and in 2007 received the World Membership Problem with Saints together with being named Man of Metal later that 12 months.
In the meantime, within the worldwide sport, Roby has performed for England at three World Cups and represented Nice Britain in the course of the 2006 Tri Nations.
Earlier this 12 months, Roby scored a second-half attempt as St Helens defeated Castleford Tigers at Wembley to seal the fifth Problem Cup of his profession and first for the membership in 13 years.