Super League Grand Final: Wire history awaits Garreth Carvell

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Carvell managing 'big game' pressure

Departing prop Garreth Carvell says ending Warrington's 58-year wait for a league title on Saturday would be the perfect way for him to leave the club.

Warrington's Grand Final meeting with Wigan at Old Trafford will be the 32-year-old's last game for the Wire before he

"The last time we won the league was in 1955 so it's been a long time between drinks," Carvell told BBC Sport.

"I'd like to go down in the history books at Warrington."

Carvell, who was not involved in added: "Losing last year was bitterly disappointing with the way we'd played all year. To go one step further would make me very proud."

Tony Smith's side have won the Challenge Cup on three occasions since 2009 but the Super League crown has eluded them, with their near miss in 2012 the closest they have come.

It was the first time that the Wolves had appeared in the season's finale at Old Trafford and England international Carvell, who is in his fifth year at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, admitted nerves could have played a part in their demise against the Rhinos.

"There were a lot of anxious people on edge and working a little bit too hard early in the week, playing the game before they actually went out on the pitch," he revealed.

"A lot of players might not have prepared quite the way they wanted to, and obviously we didn't get the result we wanted. We know how it feels to lose and it doesn't feel good to lose here.

"People can draw on those feelings, the things they did right and do those again, and for the things they didn't they can change them."

Carvell is one of several players set to make their final appearances for Warrington on Saturday - Adrian Morley, Brett Hodgson and Mike Cooper are among those leaving the Wolves at the end of the campaign.

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