Sedgley Park’s title-winning forward Beltus Nonleh has signed a professional contract with Northampton Saints ahead of the 2023/24 season. (Photo Credit: Glenn Hutton)

The powerful prop featured 17 times across the course of the National Two North campaign and was a regular feature in the Tigers’ front row – particularly in the second half of the campaign – as Sedge surged to promotion.

A man-of-the match performance against Rotherham Titans in February was a standout display by the former Rochdale man, who will be plying his trade for the Saints next term.

Earlier this season, Corbin Thunder – who also turned out for Sedge this season – joined Newcastle Falcons.