St Helens have announced that Welsh winger Regan Grace will leave at the end of the season.
The 25-year-old will leave St Helens and rugby league to join French rugby union side, Racing 92.
Grace said: “I want to thank everyone at St Helens especially Eamonn McManus, Mike Rush as well as Academy Head Coach Derek Traynor for bringing me up here and taking a risk on a young kid from Wales. It was a big move for me and I have loved every minute of being here.
“All the years being here, the Club and coaches have looked after me well and have given me my chances. Thanks also to all of my teammates who I have had the privilege of playing with.
Grace also became a Welsh international at 18-years-old when coming on as an interchange against France in October 2015.
St Helens chairman, Eammon McManus stated:
"Regan has been an exciting and important contributor to the major successes of the Saints in recent years.
“We clearly very much wanted him to stay at the Saints and in Super League in the years ahead.
“However, we fully accept and respect his decision to pursue a new career, life and lifestyle in France and wish him and his family every happiness and success.”
The Welsh international made an immediate impact when scoring on debut against Wigan Warriors in 2017 and has gone on to make 138 appearances for Saints, scoring 86 tries.