Inglis signs for Wolves
WARRINGTON WOLVES HAVE REVEALED DETAILS OF ONE OF THE BIGGEST SIGNINGS IN BETFRED SUPER LEAGUE HISTORY, AS FORMER QUEENSLAND CAPTAIN AND AUSTRALIA STAR GREG INGLIS JOINS THE WIRE NEXT SEASON.
Inglis has been a standout player at fullback, centre and stand-off during an illustrious career to date, and has penned a one-year deal with Warrington for the 2021 season.
The 33-year-old is a Clive Churchill Medal winner, Golden Boot winner and is widely revered as one of the greatest players of modern-day rugby league. As a former Melbourne Storm and South Sydney Rabbitohs star, he made 263 NRL appearances, played 32 State of Origin games and represented his country on 39 occasions.
Speaking about the news, Inglis said: “I can’t wait to get over there and play for a club that has so much rich heritage. I’ve seen the success the team have had in the Challenge Cup and I want to help the team to deliver more glory.
“I’ve played over in England many times in representative footy and love how passionate and vocal the supporters are.
📞 Calling all Warrington fans
2021 just got a whole lot better 😀#GI2021 pic.twitter.com/tLRMw86BTl
— Warrington Wolves (@WarringtonRLFC) May 19, 2020
“To get the opportunity to live in the UK, to play for such a powerhouse club that I believe is on the rise is something I’m looking forward to and hopefully I can add value to the team.”
"To get the opportunity to live in the UK, to play for such a powerhouse club that I believe is on the rise is something I’m looking forward to and hopefully I can add value to the team."
Greg Inglis has scored some Worldies in his time, here's his Representative tries from 2016 🤩— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) May 19, 2020
Looking forward to seeing Inglis do his for @warringtonrlfc stuff in Super League next year? pic.twitter.com/D0zXAoqnKU
Warrington Wolves CEO, Karl Fitzpatrick commented: “This signing is a gift to every one of our fantastic members and partners who are currently experiencing difficult times.
“We wanted to give everyone something to look forward to and to say thank you for their extraordinary loyalty. With this in mind we were extra motivated to get this deal completed.
“Greg is considered to be one of the greatest Rugby League players of the modern era. To see him pull on the primrose and blue will be a historical moment in Warrington Wolves and Super League’s timeline.”
Wire’s Head Coach, Steve Price added: “Greg is a world class athlete and has received the highest honours within our game.
“Having had 12 months out of the sport he has had time to refresh both mentally and physically, and he is focussed on having a positive influence on Warrington Wolves.
“I’m looking forward to working with him on a professional and personal level, and I’m excited to welcome him into our group.”
Greg's signing is subect to him receiving a visa.