‘Dynamic’ Roxy signs for Saints

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New Zealand-born Oxette Mura has joined Saints’ Women ahead of new season.

The 25-year-old links up with the side in time for their first match of the year against York City Knights.

“Roxy is a great signing for us and adds both great experience and leadership skills to the team,” said head coach Mark Brennan.

“I am really looking forward to working with and developing her further.”

Mark added: “Her dynamic style and handling skills will complement the style of rugby we want to play.

“We intend to work towards a brand that complements the Saints’ tradition of entertaining rugby league.”

Roxy, who played for Australian club South East Queensland before moving to this country, said: “I’m looking forward to it. I think Saints is a good club run by good people and the players here are awesome.

“Hopefully, I can bring some good defence into the side as well as great communication skills – and also a bit of fun!”

Saints’ fixtures are: April 15 York City Knights (h), April 22 Bradford Bulls (a), April 28 Featherstone Rovers (h), May 13 Wigan Warriors (a), May 20 Leeds Rhinos (h), June 10 Castleford Tigers (a), June 24 York (a), July 8 Bradford (h), August 12 Featherstone (a), August 19 Wigan (h), September 9 Leeds (a), September 30 Castleford (h)