Micky Higham To Play 500th Career Game This Friday

Leigh Centurions captain Micky Higham reaches an amazing personal milestone on Friday.

When he leads out his hometown club in the Betfred Super League Round 22 game at Huddersfield Giants Micky will be playing his 500th career game.

To mark the milestone former Saints and Great Britain star Chris Joynt came along to training at LSV this morning to present him with his specially embroidered shirt.

Joynt was his captain during his five year spell at St Helens and the pair shared in Saints’ thrilling 19-18 grand final victory over Bradford Bulls in 2002.

Higham made his Leigh debut at Barrow in 1999 retrospectively earning Heritage Number #1153 and his tally of 499 career games to date has been achieved as follows:

  • 96 games in two spells for Leigh (1999-2000 & 2015-2017),
  • St Helens (116 games, 2001-2005),
  • Wigan (97 games, 2006-2008),
  • Warrington (175 games, 2009-2015),



  • Great Britain (4 Tests, 2004-2005),
  • England (4 games, 2008-2009),
  • England ‘A’ (4 games, 2002-2003),
  • England under-21s (2 games, 2001) and the Super League under-21 side (1 game, 2001).

Congratulations to Micky from everyone at Leigh Centurions!

(Photos courtesy SW Pix)

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