CM – Super League: Greg Inglis’ debut and other discussion points from Warrington Wolves v Hull Kingston Rovers



King (10), Currie (16)

Ratchford (10.16)


Kenny-Dowall (4), Hall (25), Abdull (37)

Abdull (4,25,31)

Warrington versus Hull K R Super League
Saturday, May 1st, 1 p.m.

Halliwell Jones Stadium

Greg Inglis makes his Warrington Wolves debut against Hull Kingston Rovers on Saturday and other topics of conversation ahead of the Betfred Super League game …

Over two years since he last raged for South Sydney Rabbitohs has laced a boot in the NRL, Greg Inglis will return to the rugby league when Warrington receives Hull KR in Round 5 of the 2021 Super League season.

Given that the game is due to Covid -19 is held behind closed doors except for a handful of club officials and media representatives at Halliwell Jones Stadium, it will be a restrained comeback for one of the sport’s modern greats.

Nevertheless, his wolves are no less eagerly awaited than when the announcement was made The 34-year-old signed last May, and Warrington has given Inglis every chance to prepare for the rigors of top-flight rugby league before you let him go. « We could have pushed him a little faster, but it’s one of those who we have to make sure we’re doing everything right to give him the chance to play as many games as possible for Warrington Wolves and to play, « said Warrington assistant coach Andrew Henderson.

 » We look forward to seeing what he brings and he has certainly brought some good things to the training environment in terms of mentoring some who brought younger players and the standards he added as well. « 

Inglis will likely line up in the middle of Warrington when they face Rovers. Jake Mamo moves to the wing.

Henderson hopes the former Australia international will be able to repeat the skills he demonstrated in training when he steps on the field.

« You see how he does in training moves and he can still beat a man and sometimes it looks effortless, « said Henderson.

 » Everyone in the Super League is a really good player, but these particular players are a different level and I have Take a look at it in the training environment and you’re just like, ‘Wow, that’s why he’s Greg Inglis and how he can do what he is.’ done in the past ‘. « 

Hull KR head coach Tony Smith rates Inglis as one of the best players he has seen in his career, despite being more focused on his own team’s performance than the debutant.

Rovers won last Week in a row in the Super League with a 26-6 home win against Smith’s former club Leeds Rhinos. He’s eager to see his team reproduce those levels of performance against another ex-Wolves team and won against Catalans Dragons last Saturday.

The former UK and England head coach also hopes Inglis will take the time to get back into the game two years later.

« I’ve rarely seen a better rugby player in my existence, » said Smith . « If he can get back to some of these levels, let’s just hope it’s not this week.

 » I hope he’s running out of steam. It’s up to us how good he is depends on however good we are. We have to do the Tue nge into your own hands and under no circumstances sit back and admire what he can and what he can do. « 

Smith has Korbin Sims back after clearing the concussion protocols, while the boss isn’t the only member of the Hull KR team facing a reunion.

Rover’s front row George King up against brother Toby, who plays in downtown Warrington, and Smith is full of praise for how he played for East Hull Club. « Both King Boys are really talented players and in really good shape, » said Smith who signed both players for the Wolves.

« I think George is playing as well as anyone in his position right now. I may be a bit biased, but he does a great job for us. « 

Warrington Wolves: Sitaleki Akauola, Matty Ashton, Blake Austin, Rob Butler, Josh Charnley, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie, Matt Davis, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, Greg Inglis, Toby King, Jake Mamo, Robbie Mulhern Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Josh Thewlis, Danny Walker and Gareth Widdop.

Hull Kingston Rover: Adam Quinlan, Ben Crooks , Greg Minikin, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Ryan Hall, Jordan Abdull, Matt Parcell, Korbin Sims, Brad Takairangi, Kane Linnett, Dean Hadley, Jez Litten, George Lawler, George King, Matty Storton, Will Dolch, Ethan Ryan, Rowan Milnes , Luis Johnson, Muizz Mustapha, Jimmy Keinhorst.

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