Podcast: Chris Hill on England, Jermaine McGillvary’s influence and Warrington

Josh McAllister
Chris Hill

Chris Hill is the latest guest on the Love Rugby League podcast.

The Huddersfield forward discusses Ian Watson and his potential to become an NRL coach, his move to the John Smith’s Stadium and representing England.

He discusses how winger Jermaine McGillvary tapped him up for Giants on the field and how he is back to enjoying his rugby league again.

The international also says he’ll never retire from England as the World Cup edges closer.

Meanwhile, James Gordon and Josh McAllister look ahead to the busy Easter weekend period. Plus another week of the good, the bad and the ugly. 

More on Chris Hill

Hill made his professional debut with Leigh in 2005 with Leigh Centurions. He later became captain of the club in 2010, accumulating more than 150 appearances before his impressive displays in the Championship saw him get a chance with Warrington.

He went on to make 295 appearances for the Wolves and captained them from 2016 to 2019. Hill won the Challenge Cup twice with Warrington and made the Super League Dream Team on three occasions during his spell. He also featured in the 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2018 Grand Finals.

His cup wins came over Leeds and St Helens in 2012 and 2019 respectively.

He has won 29 caps for England, including the 2013 and 2017 Rugby League World Cups. The 34-year-old has also represented Great Britain four times.

The forward rejected a contract extension to make the switch to Yorkshire with Huddersfield on a two-year deal ahead of 2022.

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Also on the podcast

Mitch Garbutt on life in France & Leeds Rhinos

Ryan Hall on England, NRL and life after league

Rangi Chase on his rugby league journey, playing for England & retirement

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