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Fleming in contention for Magic Weekend spot

Saints centre Matty Fleming has joined Leigh Centurions on a one month’s loan deal.

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Roads havebeen closed following a major industrial fire in Atherton.
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Major fire in Atherton leads to road closures

Roads have been closed following a major fire in an industrial unit in Atherton, say fire services.

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Neil Jukes

Jukes: Give Red Devils 80 minutes of hell

Neil Jukes has challenged his players to produce an 80 minute performance at high-flying Salford on Good Friday.

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Centurions fans. Picture: Paul McCarthy

Challenge Cup date confirmed

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the date and kick off time of their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup round five fixture with Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Josh Drinkwater

Drinkwater doubt for Jukes

Josh Drinkwater may not be fit to face Widnes on Saturday after he suffered a knee injury in the defeat against Wakefield.

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Lewis Foster

Foster joins Broncos on loan

Leigh Centurions utility Lewis Foster has joined Kingstone Press Championship club London Broncos on one month’s loan.

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Jukes: Difficult start to season has been good for Centurions

Jukes: Difficult start to season has been good for Centurions

Neil Jukes admits he’s happy to have bettered Leigh’s Super League season of 2005 - so people will stop reminding him about it.

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Gareth Hock. Picture: Paul McCarthy

Hock hasn’t given up on England call

Gareth Hock would not turn down an offer to play again for England, the former Wigan forward says.

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Jason Robinson and Rachel Burden

Centurions’ Cup opponents revealed

Leigh will face Championship side Hull KR in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup.

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Gareth Hock

Jukes tips Gareth Hock for England recall

Leigh coach Neil Jukes believes veteran forward Gareth Hock is playing well enough to earn a recall for England.

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Leigh dismantled Huddersfield last weekend. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Talking League: How right-minded Giants got it wrong

Leigh certainly cut the Giants down to size last Friday night, blunting a potentially tricky attacking unit.

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Micky Higham

Higham expects Wolves to come good

Former Warrington favourite Micky Higham expects his old club to come good but will be hoping to delay their revival for at least a week when the Wolves visit Leigh tomorrow.

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Shaun Wane's Wigan are unbeaten this season

Wane: Players want to rip into Leigh

Shaun Wane has vowed to meet fire with fire when Super League’s newcomers arrive at the DW Stadium.

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Antoni Maria in action against Leeds. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Centurions’ prop Maria out for months

Antoni Maria is the latest player to be struck by Leigh’s Super League injury curse.

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Harrison Hansen in action last Friday. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Jukes vows ‘we’ll scrap to the end’

Leigh coach Neil Jukes has challenged his players to bounce back from their Super League opening night defeat at Castleford when they welcome Leeds Rhinos to the Sports Village on Friday.

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Castleford Tigers' Junior Moors(right) is tackled by Leigh Centurions' Eloi Pelissier

Castleford 44 Leigh 16

Luke Gale racked up 24 points as Castleford hit the ground running in their season opener and gave Leigh a rude awakening on their return to Super League.

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New signing: Atelea Vea

Centurions’ Vea has so much to pass on

Atelea Vea has admitted that Super League has been a real learning curve for him as he settles into his new club Leigh Centurions.

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Leigh Centurions have signed Curtis Naughton on loan

New man Naughton in line for Tigers test

Curtis Naughton is in line to face Castleford this Friday after arriving at the Centurions on a season-long loan.

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Neil Jukes

Leigh Centurions 36 Desbury Rams 4

Two tries from Atelea Vea were the highlight of a functional seven-try victory over a hard working Dewsbury Rams in the Centurions final warm up game for Super League.

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Adam Higson suffered a rib injury against Wigan. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Jukes made to sweat on injured duo

Leigh are anxiously awaiting the results of scans on Gregg McNally and Adam Higson after the backs suffered injuries during Sunday’s pre-season win over Wigan at the Sports Village.

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