League One side Rochdale Hornets have announced the signing of winger Rob Worrincy for the rest of the 2022 season.
Worrincy previously announced his retirement from the game whilst at Sheffield last year. The 36-year-old will be hoping to help the Hornets win promotion to the Championship.
He has also represented Dewsbury, Halifax and Castleford. Worrincy also came through at London Broncos.
He has now been tempted back into the game. Worrincy will now work with Matt Calland again, having previously been part of his side that won the Championship Grand Final in 2010.
Worrincy on opportunity to return
Speaking to the club website, Worrincy said: “I’ve missed being involved with professional rugby league. So when Matt gave me the opportunity, to add another chapter to my career, it was really hard to refuse.
“Hornets are a side with some real quality players and the club’s aspirations, to make the step up to Championship level, make it an attractive place to play.
“I’m looking forward to contributing to the club’s push for promotion, and being back out on the field with some familiar faces.”
Hornets Chairman Andy Mazey added:“Rob is a Championship legend and only last year was still scoring tries in that competition – for Sheffield.
“He’s a player Matt has worked with before and he’s in tremendous shape, having recently represented GB Police Rugby League.
“So, when the option of signing a player of Rob’s calibre came up we moved quickly – welcome to Hornets Rob.”
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Rochdale Hornets ran in eight tries to ease past Midlands Hurricanes 44-24 at the Crown Oil Arena.
Gavin Bennion, Cobi Green, Cian Tyrer (2), Dan Nixon, Paul Brearley, Fuifui Moimoi and Gregg McNally scored for the Hornets.
They are now third in the table, with six wins from their first seven games.