Why Leeds Rhinos hero Rob Burrow continues to be an inspiration in his battle with MND - the YEP says

It is hard not to be moved by the sheer courage of former Leeds Rhinos and England half-back Rob Burrow.

Thursday, 13th February 2020, 7:08 am
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 7:11 am
Rob Burrow and his children during the recent testimonial match at Headingley.

The rugby legend was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in December and has spoken openly about his battle alongside fellow sufferers Doddie Weir and Stephen Darby.

He revealed he has started recording messages to his children in the event of him losing his voice during his battle with the incurable condition.

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Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow is recording his voice to play for his children

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A fundraiser – supported by thousands of people – has raised more than £320,000 to support his treatment and help his young family in the years ahead.