Mickey Higham: Warrington Wolves hooker joins Leigh Centurions

Mickey Higham
Mickey Higham left Leigh Centurions in 2001, before spells with St Helens, Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves

Warrington Wolves have sold hooker Mickey Higham to Championship leaders Leigh Centurions with immediate effect.

The 34-year-old had a transfer request accepted by the Super League club and has now completed a £50,000 move.

Higham, who began his professional career with Leigh, will not be allowed to play when the two sides meet in the Challenge Cup quarter finals in June.

"I am absolutely delighted to have Mickey on board," head of rugby Derek Beaumont told the club's website. external-link

"I am fully committed to doing what is necessary to build this club into a competitive Super League club."

Higham, who has also had spells with St Helens and Wigan, won the Challenge Cup on three occasions with Warrington after joining the club in 2009.

He had appeared in all 14 of Wolves' Super League fixtures this season, scoring two tries.