That means the players face very varied physical demands.
They need endurance, strength and speed but they also face the added dimension of constant collisions from running into each other at maximum velocity, again and again and again. A back row in rugby union might make about 20 tackles in a game.
Complete with stop watches, whistles and a footie captain yelling “times up” in yer face!
“We want our players to be gentlemen off the field, but wild animals on the field who throw their bodies into things,” says Mark Bitcon, the highly-respected Director of Performance at Wigan Warriors - the reigning Super League champions and Challenge Cup holders, who commence the new season at home to Huddersfield Giants on Friday February 7.
“Rugby league has an element of rugby union in terms of collisions and impact and an element of football in terms of the running distances and speeds required.
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