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Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
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Micky Higham is hoping to return to the side from injury

Jukes: Playing for our futures

With just two games of the Super 8 qualifiers remaining, Leigh coach Neil Jukes knows there can be no room for error as the club strives to retain its Super League Status.

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Mark Buckley is to be sentenced for Ellen's murder

Man faces sentencing for sexually motivated murder of 18-year-old

A man is to be sentenced for the sexually motivated murder of a teenage student.
Crime
Veteran Greg Dunnings with the Invictus Games' founder, Prince Harry

Army veteran Greg gunning for gold

A veteran who had his leg ripped apart by a bomb  is going for gold at the  2017 Invictus Games in Canada
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John Motson calling time on 50-year BBC career at the end of this season

Long-serving football commentator John Motson will end his 50-year association with the BBC when he leaves the broadcaster at the end of the season.
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Robbo aiming for third time lucky!

Robbo aiming for third time lucky!

Wigan Athletic new-boy Gary Roberts admits he’s hoping to make it third time lucky in terms of winning promotion alongside Paul Cook.

Football

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Keiron Cunningham

Ex-Saints boss Cunningham takes on new role at Centurions

Former St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham has made a surprise return to the game as head of rugby at relegation-threatened Leigh.

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Kaiyne Woolery

Kaiyne is able to join Swindon

Wigan Athletic have confirmed the sale of forward Kaiyne Woolery to League Two outfit Swindon for a fee in the region of £350,000.

Football
Neil Jukes will have a near full-strength squad to choose from when Leigh face Featherstone

Jukes’ warning to Centurions troops

Neil Jukes has warned his players that Featherstone Rovers will be treating Leigh’s visit to Post Office Road on Saturday “like a Cup Final”.

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Neymar who? Sir Stanley Matthews' first contract where he was paid £5 per week to be auctioned

Stanley Matthews’ first ever professional football contract which states he will earn £5 per week is to be auctioned off.

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Leigh face Featherstone in the first round of the qualifiers. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Centurions’ Qualifiers fixtures confirmed

Leigh will being their Qualifiers campaign at home to Featherstone Rovers.

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Neil Jukes

Beaumont’s backing for coach Jukes

Leigh owner Derek Beaumont pledged his support to coach Neil Jukes following Friday’s defeat at Huddersfield by posting a message to a Leigh fans Facebook page.

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Jamie Acton

Acton’s apology after ban extended

Leigh forward Jamie Acton has issued a public apology for the actions which earned him a four-month ban.

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Jamie Acton

Acton ban extended

Jamie Acton’s season is over after the Leigh forward failed in his appeal against a nine-match ban and saw the suspension increased to four months.

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Danny’s Dealing with success

An athlete has returned from a successful European Championships campaign to thanks his supporters in Wigan and Leigh.

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