Howarth’s experience to bolster Hornets
ROCHDALE Hornets have added an experienced name to their forward pack with the signing of Stuart Howarth from Whitehaven.
The Wigan academy product has played over 120 Super League games with spells at Wakefield, Salford, St Helens and Hull FC as well as enjoying time at Workington and Whitehaven.
Howarth, who is a hooker by trade, also offers cover at loose combines the role of of such experience in the Weldon signed initially have a talented player join forward, as well as in the player-coach really well.” camp. on a trial basis for the his roster for 2019. halves. The pair’s paths have “Stu is a real quality Eagles and played 15 “It is great to get Mike
The 28-year-old is crossed before, with signing for us, he brings a times for the South on board, he’s still young excited to join up with Howarth playing both lot of experience and great Yorkshire side, including and came through a great Carl Forster at Hornets alongside, and under Carl leadership,” said Carl. the final game of the system at St Helens and saying: “I’m really pleased at Whitehaven. “This is a real statement season against his new has since developed vital to be joining Rochdale. It Howarth continued: from the club to secure a club. Championship was an easy decision, and “I’m made up he asked player of his calibre. He Is The back rower also experience with Sheffield I already know a few of the me to come to the club great to work with and I’m came through the St Eagles,” Forster lads. along with Tony Stewart. I looking forward to seeing Helens academy commented.
“Speaking with Foz can’t wait to get started!” him in a Hornets shirt.” alongside Ben Morris who “We beat a lot of (Carl Forster) made it Carl Forster revealed Hornets have also signed for the Hornets last competition to secure pretty straight forward. Howarth as a ‘real quality signed promising week. Mike which shows his He’s a great coach, and signing’ and looks youngsters Mike Weldon Hornets head coach qualities. I’m made up to easy to play with. He forward to having a player from Sheffield Eagles Carl Forster is pleased to have him on board.”
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