Podcast: Liam Marshall on almost giving up on rugby league, England hopes & Peet’s Wigan transformation

Josh McAllister
Liam Marshall

Wigan winger Liam Marshall joins host George Riley for this week’s Love Rugby League podcast.

Marshall discusses his unique journey to first-team rugby league during this week’s big interview.

The 26-year-old almost turned his back on the sport to go into accountancy as a youngster before making his mark at the Warriors.

He also talks through his World Cup hopes with England and the current season at Wigan under Matt Peet in his debut year in charge.

Meanwhile, Love Rugby League reporter Josh McAllister joins the show to discuss all the latest.

More on Liam Marshall 

Marshall, son of former player David, joined Wigan’s academy at the age of 17  before playing for the reserves side.

He was loaned to Swinton Lions in the Championship in 2016, scoring 20 tries in 22 appearances.

The winger was handed a professional contract with the Warriors ahead of the 2017 season and instantly made an impact. He scored 23 tries in 24 appearances and was named joint Wigan young player of the year.

Marshall made his first major final appearance in the 2017 Challenge Cup final against Hull at Wembley Stadium.

He signed a new four-year contract in April 2018 with the DW Stadium side. 

In May 2022, Marshall scored the winning try in the Challenge Cup Final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium against Huddersfield Giants. He has scored 18 tries so far in the 2022 Super League campaign. 

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