The armed forces charity Scotty's Little Soldiers is attempting to break the world record for the longest-ever game of rugby union to help raise funds to support the charity. They will be playing for 25 hours non-stop in the Leicester Tigers stadium.
The Military Wives Choir are also singing and the British Army's Red Devil skydiving team will be flying into the stadium with the match ball before the game kicks off.
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It will be largely cloudy through the evening and overnight in the west, with further spells of light rain or drizzle.
It will be cloudy this evening with occasional outbreaks of light rain at times before becoming drier later tonight.
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