McIlorum and Isa swim with sharks

Micky McIlorum and Willie Isa get up close and personal with a shark
Micky McIlorum and Willie Isa get up close and personal with a shark

Micky McIlorum tested his fearless reputation... by swimming with sharks!

The hooker and team-mate Willie Isa took part in the ‘ultimate shark dive encounter’ at the Blue Planet aquarium, in Chester.

Willie Isa and Micky McIlorum at the Blue Planet aquarium

Willie Isa and Micky McIlorum at the Blue Planet aquarium

They were invited along as part of McIlorum’s testimonial celebrations marking 10 years in the Wigan first-team – talk about being thrown in at the deep end!