Joe Philbin willing to play three games a week

Drew Darbyshire

Warrington forward Joe Philbin says he is willing to play multiple games a week to keep the game going.

The Super League season has been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus that has swept the nation, with a return date yet to be announced.

Philbin admits that potentially playing three games a week would be tough on the bodies of players – but he would be willing to do it to keep the sport alive.

He said: “I don’t really like the way some people have said there are no player welfare issues there because it is an issue.

“But at the same time, losing your job would also be an issue.

“I can only speak for myself, I would do it because the game needs it and the game needs the income and revenue.

“I’m sure we’ll be fine, rugby league is a tough sport and I’m sure we’ll find a way to keep the sport going.”


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