Rob Burrow announces he has Motor Neurone Disease at the age of 37

Leeds great Rob Burrow has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

Burrow retired after winning his eighth Super League Grand Final at the end of the 2017 season.

The 37-year-old father of three spent his entire career at Leeds and made 492 appearances and also won 15 caps for England and five for Great Britain.

“Regrettably, I am confirming that I have been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease,” Burrow said in a statement.

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