Worcester Warriors Chris Pennell extends contract at Sixways - Ruck

Worcester Warriors Chris Pennell extends contract at Sixways

  • Worcester’s Chris Pennell has further committed his future to the Premiership club by extending his current contract
  • The 29-year-old once-capped England international was already signed up at Sixways until June 2017
  • Pennell has now signed a new undisclosed-length deal to carry him at least into his early 30s
Warriors have announced that Worcester born-and-bred full-back Chris Pennell has signed a new contract with the Club.

The full-back then played a key role in Warriors’ promotion-winning season of 2014/15, with an unforgettable try double in the play-off final second leg to help the Club back to the top-flight.

“I’m looking forward to doing my bit in shaping a successful future,” said Worcester-born Pennell.

“We’ve got unbelievable fans, a coaching team I’m constantly learning from and great support staff keeping me fit and fed.”

Pennell, son of the late England Test cricketer Graham Dilley, has scored 34 tries in 165 appearances since making his Premiership debut back in 2007,

“Chris has been an outstanding member of the squad both on and off the field,” said director of rugby Dean Ryan.

“We are looking to build a side capable of challenging Europe’s elite and Chris certainly possesses the qualities and characteristics which are essential to that.”