Martin in at the deep end

Martin Offiah in ITV's Splash
Martin Offiah in ITV's Splash

VIEWERS can catch a glimpse of former Warriors star Martin Offiah in his swimming trunks as he competes in ITV’s Splash! tonight.

The 47-year-old is in heat two of the entertainment show which sees celebrities learn to dive with the aid of Olympic swimmer Tom Daley.

He will be joined by Boyzone’s Keith Duffy, comedian/presenter Paul Ross, singer/actress/presenter Toyah Willcox and television presenter Anna Williamson.

Martin tweeted his excitement/nerves, he posted: “Can’t sleep with all these diving thoughts going through my head asaaasarrrrrrrr #Do1 #Andbreath”

He also wrote: “The sport I have a love hate relationship with is diving lol”

Last week saw TOWIE star Gemma Collins lose the splash-off to presenter Michaela Strachan.

Diversity dancer Perri Kiely went straight through to the next round and has become the early frontrunner, leading the odds at 5/4 to beat his rival celebrities on the show, presented by ex-St John Rigby student Vernon Kay.

Former Orrell RU player a Austin Healey follows at 6/1 according to Ladbrokes. Splash! returns on tonight at 7pm on ITV.