Sebastine Ikahihifo will stay a Crimson Satan in 2021 after agreeing to stay with Salford on an additional season-long mortgage.
A former Tremendous League Dream Staff member, Ikahihifo loved a robust 12 months on the AJ Bell Stadium, serving to the membership to the Problem Cup Ultimate at Wembley.
He’ll reject the chance to hyperlink again up with former Salford boss Ian Watson at mother or father membership Huddersfield Giants to be able to stay with the Crimson Devils.
“I am actually wanting ahead to a different 12 months right here,” stated the 29-year-old prop ahead. “I bought my psychological confidence again this season and I am enjoying my recreation.
“I’ve by no means been in a crew setting the place there are such a lot of uplifting personalities.
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“Within the middles we now have Moose and he’s an excellent chief, all the time aggressive in defence and assault, and everybody listens when he speaks. He’s the most effective captains I’ve performed with.
“All of us give one another power within the pack, off the again of one another’s carries. It will likely be nice to have the group again to cheer us, although. Listening to them actually offers you a raise.”
Ikahihifo and former Giants teammate Oliver Roberts will each spend the 2021 season on mortgage on the AJ Bell Stadium.
Salford director of rugby Ian Blease defined his delight at securing the deal for subsequent 12 months.
“We have been actually impressed with the best way Seb’s utilized himself with us this season,” he stated.
“He recaptured the extent of efficiency which made him one of many competitors’s handiest front-rowers and showcased a willpower which helped carry us to Wembley.
“I used to be excited once we first introduced him in and I’m certain all supporters can see why from his shows on the sector, however what impressed me simply as a lot, has been his contribution to our surroundings.
“On Oliver Roberts’ first day, I bear in mind Seb made certain he was launched to his new teammates, but additionally took him over to all of the members of employees and launched him to them.
“It’s that form of character that we would like concerned at our membership and I’d subsequently wish to thank Richard Thewlis at Huddersfield for working with me on this deal.”