CATALANS Dragons have today confirmed the signing of Saints wing Tommy Makinson from the 2025 season.

The 32-year-old winger has signed a two-year deal with the French club after 14 seasons at Saints.

Makinson will see out the rest of this season in the red vee before crossing the Channel for a new challenge.


Makinson said : “Over the moon to join the Dragons next year and really excited to join up with Steve, Andy and the team.

“Really excited to bring my family over and embrace the culture at such an amazing club.

"The history and supporters of the club is something that really excites me and I want to be part of something special and bring trophy’s and success to Catalans Dragons.”

Makinson made his St Helens debut in 2011 as a 19-year-old after graduating through the Saints Academy, He quickly established himself, scoring 11 tries in his first season and playing his first Super League Grand Final against Leeds at Old Trafford.

That final ended in defeat by Leeds Rhinos – but it was the last Grand Final he would lose.

Makinson featured in the Old Trafford victories of 2014, where he scored a crucial try, and then the four in a row from 2019-22.

He made his debut for England in 2018 and was rewarded for his play with the Golden Boot.

In 14 seasons with St Helens, Makinson has scored 201 tries and 1412 points in 328 appearances.

An England international, he represented his country in the 2022 World Cup and scored 20 tries in 14 appearances with England.

Catalans coach Steve McNamara said: “Tommy’s pedigree as a player speaks for itself and we are delighted that he and his family have decided to join us.

“He is a leader, hugely competitive and knows how to win. He is a great signing for our club.”