The family of a rugby league player who died while playing against Salford Red Devils have spoken of their devastation following his death from injuries suffered during a game.
Huddersfield Giants Academy centre Ronan Costello, 17, was left in a critical condition following the incident in the match against Salford at the weekend.
In a statement, Salford Red Devils said their thoughts were with Ronan's family, friends and team-mates.
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has congratulated Nathan Brown, the Huddersfield coach who will take over at St Helens when his current contract ends.
Wane described Brown as "a great coach and a great guy".
"It’san honour to be appointed the Head Coach of St.Helens. They are a great andhistoric club and continuously associated with success; I’m relishing thechallenge for next season onwards. They have a strong first team squad and morepromising youngsters coming through their system."
“That said, this season is all about Huddersfield Giants for me and it’s good to get this announcement out of the way so that I can concentrate totally on the job at hand.”
St Helens have appointed Huddersfield coach Nathan Brown as their new Head Coach on a three year deal. He joins the club for the start of next season.