Stuart Howarth

Stuart Howarth

13th December 2017

Whitehaven RL are delighted to announce the signing of Stuart Howarth on a Two year deal as he becomes the 22nd member of Carl Forster's 2018 squad.

Howarth who has had spells at Wakefield, Salford, Hull FC, St Helens, Bradford and most recently Workington Town where he made 24 appearances last season. Stuart is a versatile player who is a product of the Wigan Warriors Academy. Howarth is comfortable in a number of positions including hooker, stand-off & Loose Forward.

Head coach Carl Forster said "I'm made up to get someone like Stu on board. His talent and experience at the highest standard will help us a long way this season. He can play 9/13 or halfback which is massive for us. Soon as we knew Stu was available we acted quick and we're made up to get the deal over the line. 

Despite reports to the contrary Stuart will be available for selection once the season starts after an operation on a elbow injury during the off-season. 


Amanda Hewer 



Stuart Howarth