Westwood to retire at end of the season

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Warrington Wolves forward Ben Westwood has announced he will be retiring at the end of the season at the age of 38.

Westwood started his career at Wakefield Trinity after being spotted playing for hometown club Normanton Knights. He scored 10 tries in 40 games across three years.

He has spent the remainder of his career in Warrington, scoring 128 tries in 439 games for the Wolves. He has also won major trophies at the Wolves, winning three Challenge Cups and two League Leaders Shields.

Westwood also became an England international, making 26 appearances for his country, scoring three tries.

The Yorkshire representative will also want to end the season on a high, with the Wolves in the Challenge Cup Final and well placed to reach a second straight Super League Grand Final.

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