Stefan Ratchford has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Warrington Wolves until November 2022.

The 31-year-old England International signed for Warrington back in 2012 after spending three years with the Salford Red Devils.

Ratchford is a two-time Challenge Cup winner in the primrose and blue; both in his first year and last year with the win over St Helens in 2019.

He has played in four Grand Finals – losing them all – but he won the Harry Sunderland Trophy for man of the match in the 2018 defeat by Wigan Warriors.

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Renowned for his goal-kicking ability and being safe under the high ball, Ratchford has made over 230 appearances for Warrington to date with 300 goals to his name.

Ratchford said: “I am delighted to be staying. I love the club, the boys and everything we stand for. The staff and the board have all been great with me over my time so far. Being a Wiganer and signing from Salford, I didn’t know how the fans would take me having come from near rivals, but they have been brilliant with me from day one.

“Hopefully we can have more success over the next few years, and I look forward to being a part of it.”

Head coach Steve Price added: “It is awesome news for our club to reach an agreement with Stef Ratchford. He is one of the most professional players I have come across in the game. He is so diligent in his preparation on and off the field, and is a wonderful guy to coach.

“I still see him getting even better. It’s cracking news to have extended his stay until 2022. He’s been a really good sounding board for me and is a strong leader within our team which I expect him to continue to grow.”