The Rugby Football League has awarded Warrington Wolves' former Great Britain and England international Number 9 Micky Higham a well-deserved 3-month testimonial in recognition of his long and illustrious career, good character and service to the community both within and around Rugby League.
Micky started his professional Rugby League career at Leigh and moved to St Helens in November 2000. He was a proud Grand Final winner in 2002. In October 2005 he joined Wigan Warriors via Bradford Bulls in a deal involving the late Terry Newton.
The hooker signed for Warrington ahead of the 2009 season and has gone on to win Challenge Cup medals in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and a League Leaders winner in 2011. Micky is the current Warrington Wolves' Player of the Year after a sensational 2013 season.
His testimonial will be launched at a free Family Day at Monks Club, Woolston on Saturday 13 September.
You will be able meet Micky and a number of Wolves' players and find out more details on his testimonial events. A cheeky James Bond themed calendar will be revealed on the day. A special testimonial brochure is also being produced as well as his very own iPhone App game.
Events planned include a series of Fans Q & A sessions (all including food and priced at £10 per ticket) in Warrington (Rylands Rec, Oct 15), Leigh (Miners, Oct 22) and St Helens (Langtree Park, Oct 29).
There is Ladies Night at Leigh Miners Institute on October 25. The Village Hotel in Warrington will also host a Gala Dinner on 1 November and a Ladies Night on 14 November.
A Golf day and a curry night will also feature in the three month schedule.
Micky's chosen charity is Steps which supports children and adults affected by a lower limb condition such as club foot or a hip condition