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Former Rabbitohs premiership winner Greg Inglis is reportedly set to make a shock comeback to rugby league when he signs a one-year contract with English Super League club Warrington.
The Daily Telegraph reported Inglis will come out of retirement and join the Wolves on a one-year deal, just over 12 months since hanging the boots up. They claim the Wolves will confirm the deal at an announcement on Wednesday.
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Inglis is widely regarded as one of the greatest of his generation, having played 263 NRL games, 32 Origins for the Maroons and 39 Tests for the Kangaroos.
According to the report, Inglis, 33, has been contemplating a return to for several months and will now do so with the Wolves. He is friends with Warrington head coach Steve Price.
He retired last April on medical grounds stating then: “I just think it’s time and I think it’s the right decision for myself. I’ve come to terms with it.
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“There has been a lot of speculation but as of today it’s official. There are no regrets.
“It’s not due to mental health or injuries, I just think it’s the right time for me. I’ve been contemplating it for a while.
“That’s me calling time on my career. No one else has called it.
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“I’m happy with my decision. I get to work with the club and stay around Redfern and work with the boys and the community. My journey’s only just starting now.”
Inglis’s contract last year was included in South Sydney’s salary cap.