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Rugby League

After Eights: will Rugby League's big shake-up work?

The chief executive of the Rugby Football League, Nigel Wood, is spending much of the week before the game is turned on its head again walking across the country to commemorate the RFL’s 120th anniversary and raise money for its charities.

Leigh united for the Cup

The Lancashire town’s pro and amateur rugby league teams never got on but they do now, writes Dave Hadfield ahead of a unique fifth-round weekend