Steve Prescott's latest challenge

Former rugby player Steve Prescott starts his latest challenge today - he's running across the Humber Bridge, before cycling and swimming, and finally and canoeing to Old Trafford where he'll present the matchball for Saturday's Grand Final.

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Steve Prescott admitted to hospital after 48 hour endurance challenge

Former rugby league player Steve Prescott, MBE, has been admitted to hospital after taking part in The Race to the Grand Final. He had to swim, run, cycle and canoe from Hull to Manchester, but it left him with severe stomach pains.

Prescott is being treated for a malfunctioning bowel and is said to be responding well to treatment. He will remain in hospital, under medical observation, for the next day or so.

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