Legend, warrior & friend: Tributes for Wigan’s retiring captain Sean O’Loughlin

Drew Darbyshire

Legend, warrior and friend are just some of the words used to describe Wigan’s retiring skipper Sean O’Loughlin.

The 37-year-old has confirmed he will hang up his boots at the end of the season following an illustrious 19-year career.

O’Loughlin made his debut for hometown club Wigan in 2002 and has made 457 appearances to date.

The former England captain has won a World Club Challenge, four Super League titles, two Challenge Cups and three League Leaders’ Shields. He was also named in the Super League Dream Team a record seven times.

The tributes have poured in for O’Loughlin, who will be hoping to help Wigan achieve Grand Final glory one last time later this month…

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