26. Josh Woods

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Position: Scrum-half
Date of birth: 13/12/1997
Heritage number: 1080
Height: 181cm/5ft 11ins
Weight: 81kg/12st 10lbs
Previous club: Wigan Academy (Leigh East ARLFC)
Representative honours:
Wigan Debut: vs Salford Red Devils (H), stand-off, lost 16-31 at DW Stadium, 05/05/2017

Honours

Super League: 2018

Profile

Contributed to Wigan’s 2018 Super League success, after playing for the First Team on 11 occasions, including the 13-12 win over Warrington in July when he pinned a 30-metre drop goal in the 80th minute to seal the two points

  • A half-back and a goal kicker at trade, Woods joined the Wigan Academy in 2014
  • Called up to the First Team in 2017 and made his debut against Salford Red Devils in the Super League in May 2017
  • Played and scored a try in the 2017 Under-19s Academy Grand Final win vs Castleford at the DW Stadium
  • Went on dual-registration to Swinton Lions in 2017 and 2018
  • Was handed his first professional deal ahead of the 2018 season
  • Signed a new three-year deal that will see him stay with Wigan until 2022
  • Joined Leigh Centurions in December 2018 on a one-year loan deal

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