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‘He’s got a little bit of schizophrenia about him’ – Lam opens up on leader and gives injury update on Jai Field

Love him or hate him, Willie Isa is a talented individual.

Teetering on the edge of legal and illegal on the field, Isa has become one of Wigan Warriors’ most consistent performers and it’s clear that head coach Adrian Lam rates him highly.

“Willie Isa captained our game against Catalans and has had a 100% success rate,” Lam said.

“He is in our leadership group voted by the players, but the way he has risen under the circumstances is something I will forever be grateful for.

“He was suspended a few weeks ago for actions he regrets but outside of that he’s been sensational.

“He’s got a little bit of schizophrenia about him, he flicks a switch and becomes the player we want him to be.”

One player who is unlikely to play any further role in the 2021 season is Jai Field.

After signing for the Warriors in a high-profile move from the Parramatta Eels, the livewire utility man has failed to make an impact at the DW Stadium due to injuries.

“It’s been a tough one for Jai, it looks like he’s alright then all of a sudden there’s a twinge.

“We give him a go and then he’s out for four or five weeks.

“He trained with us today but wasn’t at 100% so he’s 50/50 whether he will play against Leeds.”

Wigan are at home for their qualifier final against the Rhinos on Thursday night, hoping for a second successive Grand Final appearance.

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