Position: Half back / Full back / Winger
Date of birth: 29/12/1994
Heritage number: 1048
Previous club: Castleford Tigers
Wigan Debut: vs Widnes Vikings (A), full back, won 33-32, at Halton Stadium, 07/06/2013
Ryan ‘Rocky’ Hampshire was born in Wakefield and grew up watching Trinity. He signed for Wigan from Normanton Knights and made his full Wigan debut against Widnes Vikings in June 2013.
- Hampshire returned to Wigan in January 2023, 10-years after making his first team debut for the Club.
- Hampshire is well known to Head Coach Matt Peet who worked with him in his early career when Matt was Academy Coach. On his re-signing, Peet said ‘Ryan is a versatile back who will add more depth to the squad’.
- After leaving Wigan, Hampshire went on to play at numerous Clubs including Castleford Tigers, Leigh Centurions and his hometown Club Wakefield Trinity.
- His most successful period in Super League was with his hometown club, Wakefield Trinity between 2018 and 2021. He played 86 games scoring 28 tries and kicking 129 goals and 3 field goals.
- Already holding a heritage number with the Club from his first stint (1048), Hampshire will wear number 32 for Wigan in 2023.
- He injured his ACL during 2022 playing for Castleford against Catalans and is working hard to regain full fitness, with hopes to be back in the early stages of the season.