Northampton Saints can today confirm that prop Kieran Brookes will be leaving the Club at the end of the season.
Brookes, 27, arrived at Franklin’s Gardens back in 2015 and has made 66 appearances in Black, Green and Gold to date.
“We would like to thank Kieran for all his efforts at Franklin’s Gardens over the last three years and we wish him well,” said interim head coach Alan Dickens.
“He still remains fully focused on giving his best for Saints from now until the end of the season, and helping us finish as strongly as possible in the Aviva Premiership and Anglo-Welsh Cup competitions.
“This starts on Saturday when we host London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.”
Brookes, who won six of his 16 England caps as a Saint, insists he still has plenty to play for between now and the end of the season.
He said: “This is a decision I have not taken lightly and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my three years here at Saints.
“I wish all the players and staff at Franklin’s Gardens all the best for the future, and of course I will be giving the team absolutely everything I can on the pitch for the rest of the season to help Northampton move up the Aviva Premiership table.”