Higham to play in amateur game next weekend

Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham is set to take the unusual step of making his first appearance of the new season in an amateur game next weekend – but it’s all part of his testimonial campaign.

Warrington are believed to have granted the 34-year-old special dispensation to play in a specially arranged game between Leigh Miners Rangers and Leigh East next Saturday.

The two clubs are both former amateur teams of Higham’s, and although it is unclear whether he will play for one or both teams in the game, Higham is confirmed to be appearing.

The game takes place at Leigh Miners Rangers’ Twist Lane ground, with kick-off at 2pm next Saturday (December 13).