Wigan Warriors star Kai Pearce-Paul likened to Leeds Rhinos legend

Kai Pearce-Paul is taking Super League by storm.

After bursting onto the scene with the London Broncos, Peace-Paul impressed enough to be given a long-term deal by Wigan Warriors.

Debuting in 2021, the rangy back-rower or centre looked comfortable at the highest level with a wicked offload and a physicality that makes him difficult to tackle.

His form in 2022 so far has been even more impressive and Pearce-Paul was rewarded with a spot in Shaun Wane’s 30-man England squad.

And, for former Warrington Wolves assistant coach Andrew Henderson, he is box office.

“He came through the London system and I think he’s really grown as a player, he adds a different dimension and attack,” Henderson said on Premier Sports.

“He’s got size and height, he’s awkward with elbows and knees and he’s got a good offload too.

“With the form he’s in he deserved a place in the England 30-man squad.”

Leon Pryce echoed those sentiments and likened Pearce-Paul to a Leeds Rhinos legend.

“He’s got the assets of Ali Lauitiiti who can get the ball in his left and right hand and offload it anywhere,” Pryce said.

“Once he grows into his frame he will become a great back-rower.”

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