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Some trains cancelled from Wigan to Manchester due to flooding

Several trains have been cancelled this morning from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria due to flooding, says Northern.
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Ben Crooks

Leigh hand permanent deal to Crooks

Leigh Centurions have signed Castleford Tigers centre Ben Crooks for a five figure transfer fee on a two year contract until the end of November 2019.

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Danny Tickle is dejected

Jukes: People lose jobs and it’s sickening

Leigh boss Neil Jukes questioned how the Million Pound Game could sit with rugby league’s policy on mental health.

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Last year's Grand Final between Wigan and Warrington

Grand Final to remain at Old Trafford

Super League (Europe Ltd) and Manchester United have confirmed an agreement has been reached for the Super League Grand Final to continue to be played at Old Trafford for another three years.

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Neil Jukes

Jukes job safe at Centurions

Leigh owner Derek Beaumont has promised to keep head coach Neil Jukes in his job if they are relegated on Saturday and, in a sign of his intent, has handed ex-St Helens boss Keiron Cunningham a new three-year contract as head of rugby.

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Micky Higham could be making his final appearance for his hometown club if he plays this weekend

Jukes: We’ve got momentum ahead of Million Pound Game

So it comes down to this ... one more win for Leigh will see them play in Super League next season.

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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
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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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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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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Derek Beaumont

Beaumont fined for ‘joke shop’ comment

Leigh owner Derek Beaumont has been fined £2,000 and warned about his future conduct after he claimed referees were making Super League “a joke shop”.

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Daniel Mortimer

NRL ace Mortimer swaps Sharks for Leigh

Leigh have signed Cronulla playmaker Daniel Mortimer as they continue to strengthen their squad in a bid to avoid an immediate return to the Championship.

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Kiwi international to join Centurions

Kiwi international to join Centurions

Leigh have pulled off a major coup by signing New Zealand international Bryson Goodwin.

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Neil Jukes

Jukes: We’ve stressed to players how important this is

Neil Jukes says his players have been left in no doubt about what it means for Leigh to be taking on Wigan in Super League for the first time in a competitive fixture at the LSV.

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Cory Paterson. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Paterson: Centurions will fight to the end

Leigh forward Cory Paterson says the Centurions remain confident they can survive in their first season back in the Betfred Super League as they prepare to take on 2015 champions Leeds at Headingley tomorrow night.

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