Wigan Warriors man John Bateman identifies the major difference between Super League and NRL

John Bateman is arguably one of the best back-rowers in the world.

After carving a reputation for himself in Super League with Wigan Warriors, Bateman decided to try his hand in the NRL with the Canberra Raiders.

His influence was so great Down Under that he was named Dally M Second-Rower of the Year in the annual awards handed out by the governing body back in 2019.

2020 proved to be slightly different for Bateman, with Covid-19 hitting and the former Bradford Bulls academy man ended up signing for Wigan ahead of the 2021 season.

From that experience in Australia, Bateman has identified a major difference in the training methods.


Bateman also called on those thinking about making the move to the NRL to get out there and do it.

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