RICHARD Beaumont will join Saints from Hull KR at the end of the season.
The 25-year-old prop forward has agreed a two-year contract with the club.
A scholar with the Robins, he progressed through their system to make his Super League debut in back in 2011.
He’s strong, powerful, tips the scales at 100kg and has a great deal of potential to go far in the game.
Club Chairman Eamonn McManus said: “We’re delighted to secure Richard’s signing. He will be a welcome addition to our forward line that has not only gained more experience during the course of 2013 but has been bolstered ahead of 2014.
“We’re sure that under the tutelage of Nathan Brown has his coaching staff Richard will do well for the club and we are looking forward to having him on board.”
Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown added: “Richard showed a lot of potential coming through the system at Hull KR and will be a real asset to us next season.
“He possesses a lot of size and will bring some real go forward to our pack. At 25 he is still developing too and we are looking forward to seeing that at Langtree Park.”
Richard has played 13 games for the Robins this season.