Hill wary of Cup threat from his former club

Warrington's former Leigh prop Chris Hill

Warrington's former Leigh prop Chris Hill

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Chris Hill is fully aware of the danger Warrington Wolves face in their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final against his former club, Leigh Centurions at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday (3.00pm).

Hill joined Warrington from the Kingstone Press Championship side in 2012 and has the utmost respect for opponents who have already claimed two Super League scalps in the Cup this season.

The England international, who won the Challenge Cup in his first season with Warrington, is anticipating a thrilling contest.

“It can be a potential banana skin. We’ve not been playing at our best recently but they’ve been going well,” said Hill.

“But I am looking forward to it, though. It’s the first competitive match I’ll be playing against them since joining Warrington and it’s always nice to come up against your former club.

“With the run they went on, and where they are in the Championship, it should make for a good game and we’re concentrating on getting the win.”

Hill, who started in the 2012 final, cherishes one of the highlights of his career, and is keeping his fingers crossed for another Wembley trip.

“It was unbelievable to win at Wembley in my first year at Warrington,” he said.

“To play in a big stadium like that and pick up a medal was one of the best moments of my career.

“Everyone at the start of the season sets the goal to have a good run in the Cup, and we’re no different. Hopefully it’s something that we can go on to do again, but we have to concentrate on defeating Leigh first.”