Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield to appear on BBC show

Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield is set to take on another massive challenge for Rob Burrow and in the fight against Motor Neurone Disease.

Sinfield is set to run seven ultramarathons in seven days concluding with arriving at Old Trafford at halftime in the Rugby League World Cup Final.

The former Leeds skipper has raised millions already in the fight against MND running seven marathons in seven days in 2020 and 101 miles in one day last year.

Ahead of his latest challenge, Sinfield will appear on a long running BBC Show Desert Island Discs as the Rhinos confirmed today.

The show will take place on BBC Radio 4 at 11:15 on Sunday 9th October as he shares the things he would take with him on a desert island.

Sinfield would possibly like to take with him one of his seven Super League Grand Final winners rings or indeed his two Challenge Cup Final winners medals as Super League’s most successful skipper.

Nonetheless, there is no greater reward for Sinfield as a former captain to be there for his former teammate Burrow which he continues to be as his fundraising continues.

On this, Sinfield recently said: “Undoubtedly this will be the toughest challenge yet. We have tried to combine elements of our two previous events to create the Ultra 7 in 7. People living with MND have no choice but to live with their condition every day and they are inspiration for all of us taking part in the challenge. There has been some exciting news in recent days about current drug trials and we can all feel that a breakthrough is close. MND is not incurable it has just been underfunded and I have belief that by raising funds we can give the scientists and researchers the best possible opportunity to find that cure. We also need to help those living with MND, to give them hope and love so they know we are with them.”

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