WARRINGTON Wolves have extended the contracts of the following players:
ROUND 4 - Team News:
WARRINGTON Wolves have signed five 16-year old players on professional contracts enabling them to play in the Foundation League with eventual progression to the Junior Academy. The Foundation League is the U16s League which is a follow on from the U16s Scholarship Programme, it is a four game competition and on completion of that is a pathway to the Junior Academy.
PAUL Cullen has named and 19-man squad for the trip to Boundary Park this weekend.
THE Brian Bevan Statue has been moved from its home at Brian Bevan Island on Wilderspool Causeway to a new home at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. The Statue will take up residence opposite the Brian Bevan Wall (to be opened in June 04) at the North East Stand meet at the stadium entrance on the A49.
WARRINGTON Disability Partnership - Balloon Race:
WARRINGTON Wolves arrived back yesterday evening after a week's warm winter training at Club La Santa in Lanzarote and are now preparing for their friendly fixture against Salford City Reds on Sunday 1st February, 2004 at Wilderspool Stadium, kick off 3.00pm. This will be the first time the Wolves have faced Salford since their relegation in 2002.
WARRINGTON Wolves have signed Mike Forshaw from Grand Final winning side Bradford Bulls on a one-year deal. Mike is a back-row forward who joined the Bulls from Saracens Rugby Union club in April 1997 after a career with Wigan, Wakefield and Leeds. Renowned for his phenomenal work rate and consistency. Forshaw toured with Gt. Britain Lions to the Southern Hemisphere in 1999. He was in outstanding form for the Bulls last term and was brought out of International retirement to face New Zealand in last Autumn's Test Series. He played in all three games impressing everyone with his work rate an never say die attitude.
WARRINGTON Wolves took possession of their new home 'The Halliwell Jones Stadium' this morning. The Wolves started their campaign for a new stadium back in July 1999 and it has taken four long years to get to this stage, with the following events taking place.
LEE Briers, one of the stars of the heroic Welsh performance in the 2000 World Cup semi-final defeat by Australia, will be named as Captain of Wales for both the tour match against the Kangaroos at Bridgend on Sunday, November 2 and the newly established six-team European Nations Cup.