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Young Saints back joins us on loan

WE are pleased to announce the loan signing of 21-year-old wing, full-back or centre Tom Nisbet, who will be training with us tonight  and will be available for selection in the squad to play York City Knights at the new LNER Community Stadium on Sunday (3pm kick-off).

He joined Saints from Newton Storm at the age of 15 and has come through the Super League club’s system, having played at scholarship, academy and under-19s levels.

Tom Nisbet
Tom Nisbet

He has represented Lancashire and England at academy level and has had one game in the Saints' first team, having played on the wing against Salford Red Devils last year.

Said Tom:

“I’m excited about joining Oldham with the prospects of playing at senior level in the Betfred Championship.

“Hopefully, Oldham will be pleased with me.”

He says wing, full-back and centre, in that order, are his favourite positions although he would be delighted to play anywhere at Oldham, just to be given an opportu ity.

Club chairman Chris Hamilton said:

“Tom is joining us initially on a two-week loan. 

“We have a good relationship with Saints, who have a big production line of young players coming through. 

“Tom is in the first-team squad at Saints and waiting for his chance. In the meantime, he can help us out and get some senior rugby at the same time.

“Both Tom and ourselves are looking forward to it.”

Nisbet is in his second year as a member of the Saints first-team squad.

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