Rhinos Pathway Performance Director and Under-19s Head Coach give insight into Academy return

After welcoming back its Academy, Women’s and Scholarship sides earlier this month, Leeds Rhinos Pathway Performance Director Ben Jones and Under-19s Head Coach Chev Walker explained what the club has put in place to make sure that players and staff could return safely and COVID securely.

Jones has also been at the forefront of research into how coronavirus affects sport, working closely with Dr Gemma Phillips, who is the RFL COVID Medical Officer, to undertake scientific studies to help understand COVID-19 in sport and also worked with collaborators from other sports around the world to published a review in the International Journal of Sports Medicine on how contact sports should prepare for matches following the first COVID-19 lockdown.

To find out more about Ben’s findings, research and published reviews on COVID, click here.