Warrington switch from union may start a trend, says Luther Burrell

11 June 2019 06:22
• Danny Care and Danny Cipriani said to have expressed interest• ‘If I can make it look fun, then other people will want to do it’Luther Burrell believes his switch to rugby league could pave the way for further union players to follow in his footsteps and has had conversations with Danny Care and Danny Cipriani about their desire to try their hand at the 13-man code at some stage.Burrell, who is joining Warrington after leaving Northampton, is the first union player since the former Wales flanker Andy Powell in 2013 to switch to league without any experience of playing the game professionally, albeit he did play league as a junior in Huddersfield. The former England centre, who has signed a deal until the end of the 2021 season, said if his move between codes is a success, there would be no reason why other high-profile players would not join him in heading to league. Related: Northampton's Luther Burrell on brink of fulfilling his England dreams Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian