Saracens confirm Liam Williams' departure to Scarlets at end of season

Liam Williams will make a return to the Wales province
Liam Williams will make a return to the Wales province
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Wales and British and Irish Lions international Liam Williams will rejoin Scarlets at the end of ongoing season from Premiership club Saracens.

Williams started his professional rugby career with Llanelli RFC in 2010 but joined Scarlets a year later. After spending six seasons with the Scarlets, Williams made his debut in the English Premiership after signing a deal with Saracens ahead of the 2017/18 season.

In his 21 Premiership appearances for Saracens, he went on to score 16 tries but his contract with the Allianz Park outfit ends with the ongoing season and the fullback has decided to rejoin his former side. Williams was influential in Saracens completing a double last season as he scored tries in the Premiership semi-final and final.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at Saracens over the past three seasons,” he told the official website of the Premiership club.

“The environment has undoubtedly developed me as a player and a person. I am grateful for the support I’ve had from the players, management and supporters during this time.”

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall lauded Williams' contribution to the club and wished him good luck for his future with Scarlets and Wales.

“We’ve really enjoyed having Liam as part of our group for the past three seasons.

“We appreciate his contribution to the club and we wish him and Sophie well on their return home to Wales.”

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