Joining Jack

Rugby League heroes help in fight to find a cure for five-year-old

Joining Jack legends head for Dubai

A team of rugby legends are competing in the Dubai Sevens to help raise awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Five-year-old Jack Johnson, the son of former Wigan rugby league star Andy, suffers from the muscle-wasting disease for which, as yet, there is no cure.

Two years on from setting up the Joining Jack campaign, thousands of pounds has been raised for research into the illness.

Find out more about the charity's work at www.joiningjack.org