Charnley’s firing on all cylinders this season

Josh Charnley
Josh Charnley

JOSH Charnley is firing on all cylinders a week before the launch of the new Super League season.

And he hopes his wing exploits can help the Warriors reclaim the trophies they surrendered in 2014.

This time last year, Charnley was on the comeback trail from a hernia operation which ruled him out of the Florida pre-season camp and the opening round of the season.

The winger later suffered a knee injury which interrupted his campaign and limited him to 21 appearances.

He still managed to score 23 tries, maintaining his prolific form of registering more touchdowns (130) than appearances (120) since bursting onto the scene in 2010.

But – a week before the opener at Widnes – he hopes an off-season free from injury will help him get off to a flying start.

“Last year I had a few injuries which set me back a couple of months,” said the England winger.

“But this year, touch wood, It’ll all be fit and healthy – and try and get some silverware back at this club.

“We’ve had a tough pre-season. We’ve got some new faces and new moves, and it’s going to be exciting.

“I think it’ll be a good year for us.”

He says the disappointment of finishing last year without a trophy has proved a driving force.

“Getting beaten in a final which we should have won hurt us... winning silverware is our aim,” he added.