Gareth Ellis: There’s still more to come

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is in talks with the club over extending his contract.

The former Great Britain international has a year left to run on his current deal but has enjoyed a stellar season and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon.

“I’ve had some small talks with the club about what I want to do, and they asked me what I wanted too,” the 33-year-old told the Hull Daily Mail.

“Some people find it hard to believe after the season we have had, but I really enjoy the challenge of going out and playing. I’m looking forward to doing that for a few more years yet.

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“I’m looking forward to finishing off this season with a bang and going into pre-season and coming back an improved player again next year. he cannot return a better player in 2015 with a solid pre-season.

“I actually feel really good. I think last year retiring from England – as tough as it was – it benefitted me massively.

“I feel as though I had a good pre-season with the team and I feel I can rip into training in the off-season and come back a better player again.

“That’s the incentive for me, to improve and be better. And if and when I feel I can’t do that anymore, it’s probably time to hang up my boots.

“But at the minute I feel great and I enjoy the game and look forward to playing every week. Even at 33 I still feel like there’s more to come.”

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