SAINTS have confirmed that James Graham will return to the club for the remainder of the 2020 season.

Following intense speculation and the announcement by NRL club St George Illawarra Dragons that Graham was leaving the club, Saints have confirmed the Maghull-born prop's return.

In a short statement, Saints said: "Given the recent media speculation and interviews conducted in Australia, St.Helens R.F.C. can confirm it has reached an agreement with James Graham to return to his boyhood Club for the remainder of the 2020 Betfred Super League season.

"The Club hopes to have Graham in the squad in time for the resumption of the 2020 season, however this move is subject to formal paperwork being completed.

"A further announcement will be made in due course."