Rugby League

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.

Kurt Baptiste

Centurions slide as Baptiste goes home

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

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.

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.

Mike Latham

Latham appointed Leigh chairman

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kurth Baptiste

Centurions sign Baptiste

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Stan Walmsley

Former Leigh star Walmsley dies

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

Geoff Fletcher

Tributes to great character of RL

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

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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