St Helens confirmed the scrum-half broke his shoulder of their 26-12 Problem Cup ultimate win over Castleford at Wembley 9 days in the past; Fages, who’s out of contract this yr, initially suffered a minor shoulder harm in a league match in opposition to Wigan a fortnight earlier than the cup ultimate
Final Up to date: 26/07/21 6:51pm
France worldwide Theo Fages appears to be like to have performed his final match for St Helens after being dominated out for the remainder of the season.
The Tremendous League champions have confirmed the previous Salford scrum-half broke his shoulder in their 26-12 Betfred Challenge Cup final win over Castleford at Wembley 9 days in the past.
Fages, who’s out of contract with St Helens this yr, initially suffered a minor shoulder harm in a league match in opposition to Wigan a fortnight earlier than the cup ultimate, which dominated him out of the subsequent recreation at Wakefield.
He then sustained a extra critical harm within the sixth minute at Wembley and battled by way of the ache to see out the remaining 34 minutes of the primary half earlier than withdrawing himself from the remainder of the sport.
St Helens coach Kristian Woolf mentioned: “You might see with a few of his passes that he was struggling and he was attempting to get by way of it however he did not need to let anybody down and it reveals how a lot of a tricky participant he’s.
“To attain a attempt to do what he did, I can not communicate extremely sufficient of him and what the group means to him.
“He has needed to have subsequent surgical procedure and sadly he will probably be out for the remainder of the season.”
Fages, a member of the Saints group that received back-to-back Grand Finals, is believed to have rejected the supply of a brand new contract and agreed a transfer to Huddersfield for 2022.
It isn’t recognized whether or not the harm will have an effect on Fages’ possibilities of enjoying for his nation within the World Cup, which is because of begin on October 23.
His absence, each within the lengthy and quick time period, is ready to current teen Lewis Dodd with an prolonged run within the group as Saints bid for a hat-trick of Tremendous League titles.
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