Leeds Rhinos captain Rob Burrow admits there have been ups and downs throughout his career at the club – but this current slump represents one of the lowest ebbs he’s experienced.
The Rhinos lost back-to-back games over Easter to remain lodged inside the bottom four with a third of the regular season now gone.
With just two wins to their name, the Rhinos face Hull KR this Friday in what feels like a must-win game for the defending champions, and Burrow told the Yorkshire Evening Post things are tough at the moment.
“Throughout your career you have highs and lows – none better than last year and probably none lower than this now,” he said.
“It is tough times. I’ve given a lot of interviews this year when I’ve said ‘we need to win next week’ and we’ve not.
“We got a good win against Saints and then we lost our next two. It is part of being a sportsman, it is a roller-coaster ride.
“All you can do – like in any walk of life – is keep going with it. You can’t give in, you’ve just got to deal with it and keep doing the things that’s got you through all your life.”