Manu to take on Flannery’s number 13 jersey for Saints

Willie Manu in action
Willie Manu in action

WILLIE Manu will wear Saints number 13 jersey for the new campaign.

The blockbusting forward, signed from Hull FC, takes over the spot previously occupied by popular Australian forward Chris Flannery, who retired at the end of the season.

Other new signings Jordan Turner and Alex Walmsley are three and 25 respectively.

Meanwhile, youngsters Danny Yates, Mark Percival and Dom Speakman have been promoted to the top squad from the academy.

Fans were able to buy Saints new kits from yesterday lunchtime from the club’s store.

The 2013 Saints Squad:

1. Paul Wellens, 2. Ade Gardner, 3. Jordan Turner, 4. Sia Soliola, 5. Francis Meli, 6. Lance Hohaia, 7. Jonny Lomax, 8. Josh Perry, 9. James Roby, 10. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 11. Tony Puletua, 12. Jon Wilkin, 13. Willie Manu, 14. Anthony Laffranchi, 15. Mark Flanagan, 16. Paul Clough, 17. Gary Wheeler, 18. Shaun Magennis, 19. Josh Jones, 20. Lee Gaskell, 21. Thomas Makinson, 22. Carl Forster, 23. Nathan Ashe, 24. Joe Greenwood, 25. Alex Walmsley, 26. Adam Swift, 27. Anthony Walker, 28. Jordan Hand, 29. Danny Yates, 30. Mark Percival, 31. Dom Speakman.