Greg Worthington finds new club in the Championship

Drew Darbyshire
Greg Worthington Halifax SWpix

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Barrow have signed experienced centre Greg Worthington from fellow Championship side Halifax on a one-year deal for 2023.

The 32-year-old has made 33 appearances for the Panthers over the last two seasons.

On his arrival, he said: “I’m really looking forward to getting involved, meeting the lads and looking forward to building on the fantastic season just gone.

“Hopefully I can bring some experience to the team, which can kick them on and help us build on what was a fantastic season in 2022.

“I’ve always prided myself on giving it everything, week in, week out, and I’ll continue to do that.

“I’m going to have to showcase what I’ve got, and I’m looking forward to that challenge.”

Raiders chairman delighted to welcome Greg Worthington to Cumbria

Worthington has made more than 200 career appearances for Featherstone, Leigh, Toronto and Halifax.

The Bradford-born centre spent much of his career with Featherstone, scoring 61 tries in 107 games over two spells.

He helped Leigh win promotion to Super League in 2016. He actually played in Super League for Toronto in 2020 before the Wolfpack withdrew from Super League.

 spent much of his career with Featherstone Rovers, scoring 61 tries in 107 games over two spells. 

Barrow chairman Steve Neale said: “We have been on the lookout for top-quality, consistent performers who can help us build on what was a fantastic return to the Championship, and Greg fits that mould. 

“He will bring invaluable experience, is strong in both attack and defence and will be a real leader within the first team squad as we look to continue progressing as a club.”

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