Sam Hopkins joins Leigh Centurions on permanent loan deal

Hopkins joins Leigh on permanent loan deal

Hopkins joins Leigh on permanent loan deal

First published in Centurions

SAM Hopkins will join Leigh Centurions on a one-year full-time loan deal from Wigan Warriors from December.

Hopkins, aged 24, who graduated through the ranks of Leigh East before becoming a regular in the Centurions side, moved to Wigan at the end of last season.

He has played regularly for the Centurions this season on a loan deal.

Head coach Paul Rowley said: "I am delighted to add Sam to our squad as a permanent fixture in 2015.

"His experience this year with Wigan has accelerated his transition into a professional athlete after capturing him late from the community game.

"Sam is clearly happy and focused at Leigh and is very much a big part of our future. I would like to thank Wigan for their excellent communication and assistance throughout the process."

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