Warrington have confirmed that talented back rower Ben Currie has signed a new and improved four-year deal at the club.
The 20-year-old Ireland international has been one of Wire’s form players this season, in a campaign when they have often struggled to find their best.
He should now remain at the Wolves until at least the end of the 2019 season.
“I’m really happy with the deal,” Currie told his club’s official website.
“It was good of Warrington to come in early before my contract’s finished. I’m still a young lad and I don’t want to look anywhere else.
“I’m really happy at Warrington at the moment so I am glad to commit my future here for the next four years.
“I love playing under Tony Smith. He’s been here since I broke through at 17 and it’s my fourth season now and he’s done a lot for me.
“Warrington is one of the top clubs. You know year on year you are going to be challenging for cups and the top four play-offs. We’ve got a good youth team too.
“There are a lot of young players coming through and being given their chance; the likes of Joe Philbin, George and Toby King, and Dec Patton so it looks good for the future.”
Warrington head of coaching and rugby Tony Smith is delighted that the player has committed his future to the club.
“It’s fantastic news for the club,” he said.
“Ben’s an outstanding young professional and he is really finding his feet in the team. He’s had great consistency this year; he started the season strong and is getting better and better as the season progresses.
“I am delighted for him and we are ecstatic as a club that he wants to spend his time and his future with us, and sees the good things that we are doing both on and off the field in developing the club.
“Ben’s going to play a big part in that. I have been quoted in the past talking about his leadership and his potential and I am sure one day he will be leading the team out as a captain of this great club.”