October 11, 2019

Danny McGuire excited for ‘last dance’ as Hull KR fight to avoid relegation

Danny McGuire says before retiring, he’s excited about the pressure of a fight in his final match of football league.
Hull KR are in a four-way relegation struggle with Huddersfield, Wakefield and London – all four are about 20 competition points.
The Broncos and trinity confront while at the AJ Bell, the Robins will understand that any kind of victory against Salford will be sufficient to safeguard their Super League status live on Sky Sports on Friday night. They, and lose, nevertheless will need to expect that their points gap is much better than at least another team at the base of the table.
McGuire, who won the Harry Sunderland Trophy in his final appearance for Leeds Rhinos when they won the 2017 Grand Final, says that he is relishing the challenge of carrying on Salford, although there are various sorts of pressure for a participant.
“It is a pressure situation that we’re in,” McGuire told Sky Sports. “I suppose it is fascinating, to be honest with you, the challenges that you meet during your career.
“Occasionally playing in finals and big games you’ve got to inspire yourself in another way.
“There is livelihoods at stake and players’ contracts and that kind of item, so it is a different type of pressure but I’ve only done everything as ordinary. Regular preparation: this morning, scrambled eggs as usual!
“I am only excited about it, we will need to go out there and play well. I think we let ourselves down a tiny bit last week so we would like to try and compensate for this.”
McGuire needs just one point to take his entire Super League career tally. Asked if a last-gasp drop aim consists of the stars, McGuire says he will take points.
“I would take a try,” said McGuire. “Or a few tries and a wonderful win!
“It’s definitely going to be a rough game. Salford are a good team and they are playing some really good footy in the minute and obviously they’re hard for your play-offs.
“We have only got to go and perform well and if it happens for a drop goal in the last minute to win it I’ll take that too, but it is a triumph for your staff and to receive our security; that is our main priority.”
McGuire will be lacing up his boots for the last time as a player on Friday night, and he will retire as a legend of the sport. Even the 36-year-old has no problem admitting it is going to be a second for him when he says he’ll try his very best to appreciate it, and walks for his fixture.
“I am pretty emotional,” said the half-back. “I am an emotional guy but at the close of the day I have to do my job Friday, that’s the most important thing and that’s the most significant thing.
“I would shed a tear after the match, I am not embarrassed to say that, but I understand the time’s appropriate. My body’s telling me screaming at me – that period’s up. So I know I’ve made the right decision and I’m pretty comfortable with this.”
“It’s been very unique and I only want to enjoy my last dance”

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