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.
The players are Paul Reynolds, a back rower and Chris Riley a utility player both from Woolston Rovers ARLFC, Martin McMullen, a back rower from Hensingham ARLFC in Whitehaven, Ben Harrison, a forward from Barrow Island ARLFC in Barrow and Craig White, a half back from Rylands ARLFC.
Junior Academy Coach Gary Chambers commented on his new signings, "Paul Reynolds has an excellent attitude to the game and is a hard working backrower, Martin McMullen is a very strong and aggressive player who offloads well in the tackle, Ben Harrison has an excellent workrate combined with an excellent attitude, Chris Riley has the ability to play at numerous positions and is fast and elusive and Craig White is a clever player who controls the game well. All are vital to the progression of the Junior Academy and they all bring qualities that will add to the team."
Head Coach Paul Cullen commented, "We are delighted to capture these talented young players who's signatures compliment the volume and quality of work we conduct behind the scenes. The production of our own talent through to senior level is on track."
Tickets for Round 4 - Widnes Vikings
Friday 9th April 2004, kick off 3:00pm
Tickets for the above fixture will go on OPEN sale on Wednesday 24th March from Wolfware.
The Safety Committee has confirmed that the WEST stand will be Widnes fans only. Please note that any Widnes fans wishing to purchase tickets must do so via Widnes Vikings and NOT through Wolfware. Widnes fans should purchase tickets prior to Friday 9th April, as there will be no cash payments on the WEST turnstiles (this is an ALL TICKET STAND).
WARRINGTON WOLVES GROUND SEASON TICKETS will only be allowed access to the SOUTH STAND for this fixture; they will not be allowed access to the WEST STAND. It is expected that the SOUTH STAND will sell out very quickly, Season ticket holders wishing to purchase tickets for family and friends are encouraged to buy early to avoid disappointment.
The safety committee has increased the capacity of the South Stand to 4,000 (95%) due to the improved crowd flows at the Castleford game allowing approximately 700 Matchday tickets to go on sale for this fixture.
Tickets for the reserved seating in the North Stand and unreserved seating in the East stand will be sold as normal and upgrades are available.
Fans should be encouraged to purchase tickets prior to Match Day to avoid disappointment.
Call Wolfware on 01925 248888 for more details. Wolfware is situated at The Halliwell Jones Stadium in the North Stand.
Ground (South) Adult:?13.00 Concession:?7.00
North Stand* - Adult:?18.00 Concession:?10.00
East stand (unreserved) - Adult:?15.00 Concession:?8.00
*Seating is only available from approximately the 20 metre line to the pitch end, due to season ticket holders seating arrangements.
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