WARRIORS scrum-half Charlie Mulchrone isn’t getting too far ahead of himself but would love to join his brother in the Aviva Premiership next season.

Fergus Mulchrone is an outside centre with London Irish and joined the Exiles in the summer of 2013.

Charlie, like his older brother, made a big impression at Rotherham Titans and he is now aiming to guide Warriors into the top tier of English rugby.

“Like most of the Worcester players I am thinking about the play-offs but if you tend to over-think something in the future you lose sight of what is going on in the present,” said the Warriors man.

“The best thing we can do at Sixways is to work on our game and our performances and get ourselves in the best position come the end-of-season play-offs.

“If you ask anyone in the Worcester camp, from the captain to the cleaning lady, they will tell you they are desperate to see the club back in the Premiership.”

Manchester-born Mulchrone has made 16 appearances for Warriors in the Greene King IPA Championship this term, scoring five tries.

He has caught the eye for Warriors with his natural attacking flair and willingness to run at opposition defences.

“It has been successful so far – we have lost two games in the league and we are gathering momentum into the back end of the season and, hopefully, we can carry on rolling into the play-offs,” said Mulchrone.

He added: “When I signed for Worcester, I knew Jonny Arr was at the club.

“I am really fond of Jonny, we’ve got different playing styles and then I saw Jean-Baptiste Bruzulier and George de Cothi so I knew there would be tough competition.

“But competition is what you want and need as a player.

“It spurs you on because if you find yourself in a club as the only scrum-half, you might relax and not push yourself as hard.

“There’s competition in every place in the squad and it will be increasing next season with Luke Baldwin joining from Bristol.

“The likes of Andy Short and Phil Dowson will be arriving too and it’s great we can add these sorts of players to our squad.

“Touch wood, we will be in a position next year where we are playing in the Premiership and we will need such strength and depth in our squad.”

One of Mulchrone’s biggest disappointments this term was at Sixways in January when Worcester Cavaliers’ lost 29-17 against Saracens Storm in the Aviva A-League final.

“I came off the bench for the last 20 minutes in the final. We rallied at the end but I think we left ourselves with too much to do,” said Mulchrone.

“We have learnt lessons from the way Saracens controlled the first 20 minutes and used the conditions and, hopefully, we can take that on board in the play-offs.”

While Bristol and Warriors have already secured their play-off spot, Mulchrone’s former club, Rotherham, appear to be battling with Nottingham and Yorkshire Carnegie for the fourth place.

“I am keeping half an eye on Rotherham to see how they’re doing and it would be nice if they could get into the top-four especially for Lee Blackett, who is heading to Wasps at the end of the season.

“I am sure Lee would love to leave Rotherham with a place in the top-four of the Championship. Having been under Lee for a year-and-a-half at Rotherham, I know he’s an outstanding coach.

“They play Nottingham in a few weeks’ time and I think that will decide who gets the fourth spot.

“I only keep half an eye on Rotherham because I am fully focussed on what is happening at Worcester.”