Mike Cooper staying with Warrington Wolves

Mike Cooper in action for Warrington
Mike Cooper in action for Warrington

Warrington's England prop Mike Cooper has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until November 2020.

The 29-year-old is in his second stint with his home-town club after rejoining them from Australian outfit St George Illawarra two years ago and has racked up 172 appearances so far.

Wolves coach Steve Price said: "Mike's still got a lot of good years ahead of him. The players love playing with him so it was an easy one.

"I was the one who got Mike over to Australia. I know what he's about. He's been first class. He drives good standards at training and he's been one of our most consistent performers this season to date."

Cooper, who has helped Warrington reach third place in Super League after winning their last eight games, said: "I'm really happy to be staying.

"At this stage in my career I'm not looking to go anywhere else. I've been coached by Pricey before at St George and I'm enjoying working with him again.

"We've never had as tight a group of players as we have now. The positivity around the camp is brilliant. We've created a tough steel behind the club and are going about everything in the right way."

Related rugby league links

Like what you've read?
Help your friends Know It All by sharing this article to your social media.

Most Read

Southwell
1

Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race2

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Get all the football gossip from the National Papers3

Paper Talk: Roma tracking Young

Roma are looking at Ashley Young while his Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton - all in today's newspapers.

Find out all the main markets movers and Sky Bet Price Boosts4

Market Movers: Briyouni backed

Ralph Beckett's Briyouni has been very well supported with Sky Bet this morning - we round up all the movers and highlight the Price Boosts and a trading team tip as well.

Frodon wins in brilliant style at Cheltenham5

Frodon heads BetVictor field

Top-weight Frodon heads a maximum field of 20 declared for the BetVictor Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday.

Most Read

Southwell
1

Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race2

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Get all the football gossip from the National Papers3

Paper Talk: Roma tracking Young

Roma are looking at Ashley Young while his Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton - all in today's newspapers.

Find out all the main markets movers and Sky Bet Price Boosts4

Market Movers: Briyouni backed

Ralph Beckett's Briyouni has been very well supported with Sky Bet this morning - we round up all the movers and highlight the Price Boosts and a trading team tip as well.

Frodon wins in brilliant style at Cheltenham5

Frodon heads BetVictor field

Top-weight Frodon heads a maximum field of 20 declared for the BetVictor Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday.

Racing Tips

Southwell

Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Dave Ord runs through every horse in the BetVictor Gold Cup

BetVictor Gold Cup preview

David Ord provides a horse-by-horse guide to Saturday’s BetVictor Gold Cup with a Neil Mulholland-trained improver taken to score.

Next Race Off

13:30 Taunton
1
(0)
Braqueur D'Or
J: H Cobden

Football Tips

Our best bets for England v USA

Rooney set to strike in final game

It's all about Wayne Rooney in his final game for England, and there is value to back him striking against the United States.

Episode 8 of our Sky Bet Championship Podcast is out now

OUT NOW: Sky Bet Championship Podcast

Our latest Championship Podcast is out, as we discuss Norwich City's top form; young goalkeepers; and the Sheffield derby.

Get your bets on!

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.