Ex-Warrington Wolves could make shock NRL return after working with Leeds Rhinos boss in recent years

After over 140 appearances in the NRL with Newcastle Knights (2011-15) and the Gold Coast Titans (2016-17), Tyrone Roberts made the move to Super League in 2018.

The halfback joined Warrington Wolves debuting in Round One of the Super League season against reigning Champions St Helens.

Despite a slow start to the season for the Wire as they lost their opening two games, they would eventually go on to enjoy a strong campaign finishing inside the top four.

It was what they did in knock out rugby which really caught the eye however.

The Wolves got themselves to Wembley for the Challenge Cup Final with Roberts steering the ship though they were stunned by underdogs Catalans Dragons in the capital.

However, a heroic win over favourites St Helens in the Super League semi-finals took the Wolves to the Grand Final, however they again came up short as they lost 12-4 to Wigan Warriors.

That was his last game for the club as he returned to Gold Coast in 2019.

After two years there, he would join the Brisbane Broncos. He made two appearances for their first team but his real success would come with feeder side the North Devils initially led by now Leeds Rhinos boss Rohan Smith.

Smith and Roberts worked well together to lead the Devils to the Premiership in 2021 ending a 20-year wait for the title.

Roberts again lifted the trophy in 2022 after Smith’s move to Headingley.

However, Roberts himself has left the club as he returns to the Gold Coast to play for Titans’ feeder club Burleigh Bears according to ZeroTackle. This preserves the chance for him to once again play in the NRL should he be called upon and for a team he has already made 59 appearances for in the past.

The door remains open for the 31-year-old to feature in the NRL.

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