Rob Burrow on MND: ‘Apart from my voice I am absolutely fine’
Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow has told BBC Radio 5 Live about the impact of his motor neurone disease (MND).
The rugby league player, 37, found out he had the incurable disease in December - MND is a degenerative condition that affects how nerves in the brain and spinal cord function.
At the weekend, Burrow walked onto the pitch with Leeds Rhinos before kick-off against Bradford Bulls.
He then came on for an emotional final five minutes.
Speaking to Rachel Burden on 5 Live Breakfast, he said although it’s affecting his voice, he feels physically well and is still able to train.
This clip is originally from BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast on Monday 13 January 2020.