2:18 pm, Wed 27 Nov 2013
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
9:00 am, Sun 24 Nov 2013
Rugby stars fly out
Kris Radlinski is in the sevens squad aiming to raise cash for DMD research
A team of rugby legends is flying out to Dubai to take part in a sevens competition and raise charity funds. Kris Radlinski and Martin Offiah are amongst the big names aiming to raise funds and awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
6:31 pm, Mon 18 Mar 2013
A woman from Merseyside is desperate to make it to her husband's bedside before he dies.
Scott Sands has been given just days to live after the muscle wasting disease he suffers from took a turn for the worse. He lives in Florida but his wife who has the same illness lives in Liverpool.
Rebecca Sands is now hoping someone will help her find the money she needs to get back to America after she was forced to come home for treatment herself a few weeks ago. Gregg Easteal reports:
12:36 pm, Wed 06 Jun 2012
Former rugby star seeks cure for son
Former rugby league star Andy Johnson is hoping to find a cure for his son Jack.
The 4 year old has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a terminal muscle wasting condition.
The former Wigan player has started a campaign called Join Jack, to raise awareness and money to find a cure.
Chris Hall reports.
You can find out more about the campaign -