SAINTS prop Shona Hoyle has signed for rivals Leeds Rhinos.

Hoyle played a big role for Saints in 2023, and was nominated for the Woman of Steel at the end of season Rugby League Awards alongside fellow Saints and England international Jodie Cunningham and Emily Rudge, Leeds Rhinos’ Keara Bennett, and York Valkyrie’s Tara-Jane Stanley, and the eventual winner, Sinead Peach.

After joining from Huddersfield during the 2022 season, the prop forward scored an impressive 16 tries in 17 games for the club, adding to the three tries she grabbed for the club in 2022.

Hoyle was a part of the history making side that was victorious over Leeds Rhinos at Wembley in August, scoring a try in the 8-22 victory for the Saints.

She most recently featured for England on Saturday, scoring in a 60-0 victory.