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WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

England left it late last night to claim a dramatic 2-1 win against Tunisia in their opening World Cup group game.

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Jordan Baldwinson at full-time at Bloomfield Road as Leigh Centurions suffered a last-gasp defeat to Toronto Wolfpack last weekend, ending an 11-game winning streak. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Centurions boss Purtill happy to go into Cup test as underdogs

Leigh have no time to lick their wounds following their last-gasp defeat to Toronto at the Summer Bash in Blackpool.

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Macron Stadium

Challenge Cup semi-final double header announced

The 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-finals will be played as a double header at Macron Stadium, Bolton on Sunday August 5.
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Leigh in action against Toronto. Photo: Paul McCarthy

RFL to investigate alleged incidents between Leigh Centurions and Toronto Wolfpack

The Rugby Football League has launched an investigation into a fracas involving the head coaches of rival Betfred Championship clubs Toronto Wolfpack and Leigh.

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Kieron Purtill. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Kieron Purtill appointed Leigh Centurions coach

Kieron Purtill has been appointed head coach of Leigh Centurions.

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The Challenge Cup

Leigh to face Salford in Challenge Cup

Leigh Centurions will face Salford in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.

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The action at the Commonwealth Games gets underway in the early hours of Thursday morning UK time.

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

A host of Lancashire stars across a range of sports are in action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
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Opening-day Sheffield Wednesday win laid foundations for PNE’s season

Alex Neil says Preston North End have added ‘layers’ to their approach to matches since their opening-day win over Sheffield Wednesday.

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Keiron Cunningham and Derek Beaumont are hunting for a new head coach

Beaumont: I take responsibility for Leigh’s position

Both Derek Beaumont and Kieron Purtill have issued rallying cries after Leigh’s disappointing start to the season which has seen the club win just one of their first five games.

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Kurt Baptiste

Centurions slide as Baptiste goes home

Leigh Centurions lost 38-30 at home to Featherstone Rovers this afternoon.

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Micky Higham

Higham resumes playing career

Leigh Centurions have signed last year’s club captain Micky Higham on a full-time playing contract until the end of the season.

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David Perkins

Wigan Athletic ace looking for Perks!

Wigan Athletic midfielder David Perkins admits this week could prove to be a pivotal week in the destination of the League One title race.

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Neil Jukes

Neil Jukes resigns as Leigh Centurions coach

Neil Jukes has resigned his position as Leigh coach after discussions with club owner Derek Beaumont.

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Mike Latham

Latham appointed Leigh chairman

Leigh Centurions have announced Mike Latham has been appointed Club Chairman.

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Leigh v Toronto

Leigh Centurions 12 Toronto Wolfpack 34

Leigh's Betfred Championship campaign could not have got off to a worse start as they were comprehensively outplayed by Toronto Wolfpack at Leigh Sports Village.

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Leigh players celebrate a try during their clash with Wigan last weekend. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Neil Jukes: Chance for Leigh Centurions to get things right

Neil Jukes will get another look at his new-look squad when they travel to St Helens for another preseason game on Friday.

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Mennie in action for the Sheffield Shield

Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

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Tommy Grainey

Tributes to ex-Leigh ace Grainey

Former player and coach Tommy Grainey has died after a long illness at the age of 75.

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