Halifax Rugby League club are delighted to announce the transfer of Scott Grix, who will link up with head coach brother Simon for the 2020 season.
The 35 year old full back spent the latter part of 2019 on loan at The Shay from Super League outfit Huddersfield Giants, and played a big hand in the clubs Challenge Cup run with decisive plays in the quarter final victory over Bradford, before putting in a sterling defensive display against Champions St.Helens at Bolton.
Grix is no stranger to retracing his steps having enjoyed multiple spells with Huddersfield and Wakefield in Super League throughout his career.
A Siddal ARLFC junior, Scott has deep roots with his hometown club, having signed as a teenager for the Fax Academy. And he expressed his delight at returning to where it all began.
"I am extremely happy to be staying for the 2020 season. I definitely feel there’s unfinished business here, the way the team & I finished last year doesn’t sit right with me being a Halifax fan & can’t wait to get into it. The decision to leave my coaching role with the Giants wasn’t an easy one but I want to finish playing on my terms & there’s no better place than my home town club. I would like to thank the Giants for giving me the opportunity to start my coaching career in which I’ve gained valuable experience for the future. For now though I’m going to enjoy every minute until I’m done."
The former Ireland international signs at one year deal. He is relinquishing his coaching commitments with his former club to fully focus on his Fax future.