Manfredi reveals close scrape

Winger Dom Manfredi nearly missed out on playing against Leeds Rhinos last week '“ because of a sickness bug.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 9:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 10:14 am
Dom Manfredi

He was ill in the build-up to the match and fell asleep on Friday afternoon, missing the team coach’s departure from Wigan. “I ended up meeting the coach on the motorway services,” he sheepishly admitted.

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“I wasn’t so good on the Thursday, I still wasn’t well on the Friday – I ended up falling asleep and missing the (set-off). But I wasn’t missing that game.”

The defeat ended an eight-game winning run, but Manfredi said: “We’ll go into our next two games full of confidence.

“Wigan-Saints is massive and all the fans get involved, and we need to finish as high up as we canbefore the season splits (for the Super8s).”