As we approach our last game of the season the Club would like to express our gratitude to players that are confirmed to be leaving us, either for retirement or to new clubs.
Sunday’s game against York is the Supporters chance to show their appreciation to long serving players Shane Grady, Ben Johnston, Ben Kaye and Will Sharp, squad members Adam Brook, Harry Kidd and Jordan Syme.
We thank them for their service and commitment to Halifax RLFC and wish them all the best for their futures.
Simon Grix commented “All these blokes have contributed a lot to the club over the last few years and I want us to send them out on a high note if we can.
We made Ben Johnston a good offer to stay but he’s from York and he wants to play for them, and as much as the change will probably do him good, it will probably do us good too.
Ben Kaye has given us a lot, both on the field and behind the scenes; he’s got an energy about him that motivates people and that’s a role that another player or players are going to have to pick up next year.
With Will, we’ve got young Conor McGrath coming through and he doesn’t really need any more players in front of him, to be honest. He's been the heart beat of our team andgave his all in every game. The gap between his best and worst has been narrow and his competitive nature is infectious. I've known him a long time and I'm sad to see him go.
Shane’s spent the last six or seven years travelling from Widnes, to play for Dewsbury and then us, but he’s got a young family now which maybe means that’s not as sustainable as it was.
Look, they’ve all been great, and they’ll leave us with great memories, but everything comes to an end, in sport and in life.”
Fax Fans! Get your tickets through the link below for your chance to say goodbye to some loved Fax players!
Fax Fans stay tuned as we will be confirming our first new signing in the morning!