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Kevin Sinfield’s staggering impact on his new side revealed

Not only has Kevin Sinfield showed his incredible fundraising endeavours for his friend Rob Burrow and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, but the former Leeds Rhinos stalwart has also continued his excellence on the field, too.

When Sinfield left rugby league to join the Leicester Tigers in the 15-man code back in August of last year, the impact he could have on such a club in a different code was always going to be felt.

However, after joining as defence coach, the impact was immediate and seriously impressive.

According to rugby union site City AM, Leicester are now the highest-rated side in the Rugby Premiership.

Leicestershire Live also previously revealed the transformation heralded by Sinfield after revealing that Leicester’s defence was ranked fifth in 2020/21, conceding 3.1 tries per game on average.

But, now the Tigers’ defence to the top of the rankings, conceding on average only 1.8 tries per game – and the club sit top of the 2021/22 Rugby Premiership with just one loss in 12 games.

Can this man do everything he sets his mind to?

It’s off the field where Sinfield has earned the most praise, raising over £4 million for Motor Neurone Disease research in two separate challenges.

First, Sinfield ran seven marathons in seven days and then the former Leeds Rhinos stalwart ran 101 miles in 24 hours – both to raise money for the fight of his friend and former teammate Rob Burrow against MND.

It’s very likely that the 41-year-old will set himself another arduous task in 2022 as he continues to grow the awareness and funding to combat the horrific disease.

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  1. James

    January 11, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    SAKC …..Serious About Kick and Clap.

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