FORMER Warrington Wolves prop forward Jordan Cox has died at the age of 27.

The club, in a statement, has expressed its sadness and shock at the news.

Cox, who represented The Wire in 2016, also played for Hull KR, Sheffield Eagles, Doncaster and York City Knights.

He died at home in Hull, in circumstances believed to be non-suspicious and not related to the current public health situation.

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His family have asked for their privacy to be respected as they come to terms with this devastating news.

Karl Fitzpatrick, Wolves'chief executive, said: "During his brief spell at Warrington Jordan was an incredibly popular member of the team and a real character in the dressing room.

"He will be sorely missed by everyone at the club and in the Rugby League family. Our deepest condolences go out to Jordan’s family and friends at this devastating time."