STEVE Price’s fourth season in charge of Warrington Wolves will be his last.

The club have confirmed that their head coach will leave the club when his current contract expires in November.

Given the continuing nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is believed Price thought the time was right to take his young family back to Australia to be closer to relatives.

“Warrington Wolves is a wonderful Club and one that I am hugely proud to be able to represent. I cannot thank everyone enough for the opportunity given to me," Price said.

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“It has been a huge decision but after speaking at length with my wife and daughters, we all feel that it will be the right time to return home once my current contract expires at the end of the forthcoming season.

“In the meantime, I remain wholly committed to the Club and getting the absolute best out of our playing group throughout 2021 to leave Warrington Wolves in a powerful position both on and off the field.

“After speaking with the Board, my coaching staff and the players, we felt that it was best to be honest and open with this news before the season commences, leaving us free to focus on the task in hand.

“I would love nothing more than to go out on a high and give this Club and its supporters what they truly deserve.”

Having taken over from the long-serving Tony Smith ahead of the 2018 season, Price guided The Wire to a memorable Challenge Cup Final victory in 2019 as well as both major finals in his first campaign as head coach.

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