Twitter Reacts – How social media reacted to Ben Barba’s arrival at St Helens

Ben Barba signed for St Helens yesterday, and everyone went nuts.

The man known as ‘X-Factor’ signed a two-and-a-half-year deal, and it didn’t take fans too long to express their excitement at the arrival of the former Dally M Medal winner.

The signing of the former Cronulla ace, who played a pivotal role in the Sharks’ title-winning campaign, went down a treat with the Saints faithful.

Some of Rugby League’s journalists also revealed their delight at the arrival of the 27-year-old.

League Express reporters were among those pleased with his arrival.

Even some Saints players couldn’t contain their excitement about the news, including Kyle Amor.