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Rugby league star Rob Burrow's motor neurone disease story hits viewers hard on BBC Two

16 days ago   |   By Radio Times

The Leeds Rhinos, England and Great Britain rugby league star Rob Burrow was the subject of a devastating documentary, My Year With MND, on BBC Two on Tuesday and viewers were quick to celebrate the tenacious player's attitude to his battle with motor neurone disease.
Burrow, 38, was diagnosed with MND in December 2019 and his movement and voice deterioration and weight loss have been chronicled with regular appearances on BBC Breakfast in 2020. But nothing prepared viewers for the half-hour insight into Burrow's life, his family and his illness.
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