RGC forward Sam Wainwright has secured a huge move to an English Premiership giant.

The Rhyl and District Rugby Club youth product has penned a deal with Saracens after impressing considerably during the Principality Premiership campaign for the Gogs.

The 21-year-old’s progression was further highlighted with a Wales U20 squad call-up for this year’s Six Nations competition, with Wainwright making his international debut in front of his home crowd at Stadiwm Zip World in Colwyn Bay.

He is now set to join the European Champions’ Acadermy system, which has seen a number of graduates make senior appearances for the club in recent years.

Academy manager Mike Hynard, said: “We believe he has a lot of potential and are looking forward to see how he develops in our environment. Having represented Wales at U20s level, we are excited to see where Sam can take his game to.”

Wainwright becomes the latest North Walian to attempt to make a names for himself within the English system, with Prestatyn native Sean Lonsdale making a significant impact with Exter Chiefs during a breakout campaign from the forward.

The prop will link-up with his new teammates this summer and is relishing the prospect of a move to such a high-profile side.

He said: “Saracens have shown their faith in young players for a long time and that’s exciting for me.

“It’s a chance to develop my game at a top European club and I’m relishing the opportunity.”