Joe Greenwood signs St Helens extension

Matthew Russell of Warrington Wolves is tackled by Jonny Lomax and Joe Greenwood of St Helens during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
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St Helens forward Joe Greenwood signs a new deal with the Super League club until 2017.

St Helens forward Joe Greenwood has signed a three-year contract extension with the Super League club.

The 21-year-old's new terms at Langtree Park are due to expire at the end of the 2016-17 season.

Greenwood joined the Saints from Saddleworth Rangers in 2012.

"This is great news for both the club and Joe," Saints coach Nathan Brown told the club's official website. "He is a one of a host of younger players who have had a reasonable amount of experience over the past few years and have done well.

"He has a bright future and the more experience he gains and the more he keeps on improving in key areas then the closer he will be to becoming a permanent fixture in the team."

St Helens continue their Super League campaign on Friday when they host Widnes Vikings.

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