Wigan hooker Sam Powell and his fishing escape from rugby league

It is a nice coincidence that Sam Powell plays hooker for Wigan, given his love of fishing.

The 23-year-old has become a crucial member of Shaun Wane's side after Micky McIlorum suffered a season-ending injury in February, taking on the dummy-half role and playing big minutes.

He tells the BBC Super League Show why he enjoys casting the rod, and about his ambitions for a Wigan side very much involved in the battle for the top four in the 2016 competition.

You can see the Super League Show every Monday night on BBC One in the north of England, followed by a nationwide repeat on BBC Two on Tuesday lunchtimes.

The show is also available on the BBC iPlayer all week.

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