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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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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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Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham

Burnham’s ‘honour’ at RFL role

Andy Burnham has been named the new president of the Rugby Football League.

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Kurth Baptiste

Centurions sign Baptiste

Leigh Centurions have signed Kurt Baptiste on a one year contract until the end of November 2018.

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Gareth Widdop in action during the World Cup Final. NRL Photos

Widdop: Australia were just too good

England’s Gareth Widdop was proud in defeat as Australia ground out a 6-0 victory in the World Cup final.

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Kallum Watkins makes a break in the World Cup Final, but is brought down with an ankle tap. NRL Photos

Australia 6 England 0

England fell agonisingly short in their attempt to end a generation’s wait for glory as Australia ground out a tense 6-0 victory in the World Cup final.

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Gareth Widdop scores against Tonga

Widdop relieved after Tonga scare

Gareth Widdop was relieved England were able to hold off a late fightback from Tonga to reach the World Cup final for the first time in 22 years.

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England are in their first World Cup final since 1995

Tonga 18 England 20

England withstood a dramatic late fightback from a passionate Tonga to reach their first World Cup final for 22 years.

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Harrison Hansen. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Hansen agrees new deal

Harrison Hansen has agreed a new two-year contract with Leigh Centurions to the end of November 2019.

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England coach Wayne Bennett

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Saints in action against Leigh last season. Photo: Brian King

Saints to face Leigh in pre-season

Saints will prepare for their 2018 Betfred Super League campaign with a clash against Leigh Centurions at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday January 26.

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Stan Walmsley

Former Leigh star Walmsley dies

Former Leigh player Stan Walmsley has died in hospital in Spain at the age of 76.

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Geoff Fletcher

Tributes to great character of RL

One of the great characters of Rugby League has died at the age of 74.

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John Bateman in action against France. NRL Photos

Bennett: England problems can be fixed

There was a touch of deja vu for England coach Wayne Bennett after his side collected their second win of the World Cup without being totally convincing.

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George Williams in action against France. NRL Photos

England 36 France 6

Jermaine McGillvary put the bite into England as they flexed their muscles for the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a comprehensive 36-6 defeat of France in Perth.

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Leigh's new home kit

Centurions reveal new home kit

Leigh Centurions have revealed their new home playing kit as they prepare for the 2018 Championship campaign.

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Micky Higham. Picture: Paul McCarthy

Higham looks to next chapter of career

Former Great Britain hooker Micky Higham has called time on his 19-year playing career.

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Leigh will start their season at home to Toronto

Wolfpack up first for Leigh

Leigh Centurions will welcome Toronto Wolfpack to LSV for their first Championship game of 2018.

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