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Holbrook hails his new additions

19th November 2018, 12:33 by Nick Harris

St Helens' new signings will help them in their quest for silverware next season, according to head coach Justin Holbrook.

The Saints were the best team in the Betfred Super League last season winning the League leaders shield but they fell at the final hurdle when it came to landing the top prize, losing their semi-final to Warrington Wolves.

In an effort to go one step further next season, Holbrook has added three NRL players to the side - full back Lachlan Coote, Fiji skipper Kevin Naiqama and forward Joseph Paulo, as well as Joe Batchelor from York City Knights.

Holbrook told the St Helens Star: “I am confident with our squad. Although I am disappointed to lose guys like Jon Wilkin and Ben Barba, I think you need new faces if you keep hitting the same stumbling block in competitions.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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