Wakefield Trinity sign Leigh Centurions half-back Ryan Hampshire

Wakefield Trinity have signed 22-year-old Leigh half-back Ryan Hampshire for the 2018 season.

New Wakefield Trinity signing Ryan Hampshire has had Super League experience with Castleford Tigers and Wigan Warriors. PIC: Simon Hulme

Hampshire also has previous Super League experience with Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers.

“I am really excited to be able to represent the club that I have followed since I was a young boy, and it has come a lot earlier than expected,” Hampshire told the Trinity website.

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“It has been a long off season for me, waiting to get something sorted but my manager has managed to get the deal finalised over the last couple of days and I am looking forward to get stuck into training.”

Ryan Hampshire

Wakefield coach, Chris Chester added: “It has taken some work to get it over the line and I am delighted that Ryan chose to sign with us for a year.

“Ryan certainly gives us some genuine competition in the halves with Finny [Liam Finn], Milky [Jacob Miller] and also Kyle Wood.

“Really pleased; he is a fantastic young player and I’m looking forward to working with him.”

Wakefield coach, Chris Chester. PIC: Matthew Merrick/RL Photos
Ryan Hampshire
Wakefield coach, Chris Chester. PIC: Matthew Merrick/RL Photos