WARRINGTON Wolves hall of famer Alastair Brindle has been discharged from hospital after recovering from coronavirus.

The ex-prop forward, who won the Lancashire Cup with his hometown club in 1959, was admitted to hospital in February.

But, having battled coronavirus and pneumonia for several weeks, he was allowed home on Friday, April 24 – two days before his 81st birthday.

Warrington Guardian:

Alastair Brindle during an interview with Warrington Guardian at a Warrington Players' Association dinner. Picture: Mike Boden

His granddaughter Jemma Louise Brindle said: “It has been touch and go within the last few weeks, but as a family we couldn’t be prouder of how he has overcome this illness.”

The former Wire star made 281 appearances for the club and remains a regular spectator, having been inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame in 2015.

A club spokesman added: “Warrington Wolves are delighted to hear the news that former player and Hall of Fame member Alastair Brindle is out of hospital following a battle with pneumonia and Covid-19.

“Everyone at the club is delighted to hear such wonderful news in these trying times.

“We look forward to seeing Alastair back at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.”