RFL president Tony Adams has revealed the details of an audacious plan to stage a game that consists of one half football and one half Rugby League.

But the former England star told reporters that he so far struggled to generate interest from players of the round ball code.

He told Sky Sports News: “I had an idea to play a game that is first half football rules, second half Rugby League, but only Stuart [Pearce] so far says he fancies it.

“So there’s me and him, but we want some more footballers to come forward.

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“I think it’d be a great way to mark my year in presidency and a great way to raise awareness of the challenges of the sport.

“We can get some football posts in between the rugby posts and raise some money for the Benevolent Fund at the same time.”