Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

By George! Wigan Starlet Signs a New Warriors Contract

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

By George! Wigan Starlet Signs a New Warriors Contract

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WIGAN Warriors were quick to sign young George Williams up on a new four year deal after sensing Warrington were poised to make a move for the former schoolboy star.

Head coach Shaun Wane has since handed George, 20, the number six shirt and has high hopes for the latest local lad to make his big breakthrough.

Williams first caught Warrington's eye when he was playing junior rugby but Wigan snapped him up and have made sure he stays and now expect him to progress and develop accordingly.

Williams has just started his new contract and says he feels happy in the half back role alongside Matty Smith.

"Matty has been good and will definitely help me," says Williams.

"He is a good mentor for me to watch and I can hope he can show me a few things.

"It is really good that Shaun Wane has given me this chance and I have to show him he has made the right choice. …

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