The road to Wembley continues in Rugby League's Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Saturday as Leigh Centurions bid to pull off a shock against Super League side Salford Red Devils. Salford coach Iestyn Harris and Leigh boss Paul Rowley share their views on the big game.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane has urged Ben Flower to "be aggressive" when he makes his comeback from the bench against Warrington on Thursday after completing a six-month ban for punching St Helens' Lance Hohaia in the Grand Final.
Flower became the first player to be sent off in a Grand Final when, with just two minutes gone, the prop spilled a pass and was clipped by Hohaia's forearm, reacting by producing a punch that knocked the New Zealander out and then following up with a second blow while his opponent lay unconscious.
Flower's actions have been widely condemned but Wane said the player had "more than served his punishment" and is fit and raring to go.
I'm hoping he's going to be aggressive, if he holds anything back he won't be playing against Wakefield the week after.
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Wigan coach Shaun Wane and St Helens boss Keiron Cunningham talk of their friendship off the pitch ahead of the fierce rivalry of the Good Friday derby.
Wigan Warriors take on St Helens today in one of the biggest derbies on the rugby league calender. The two teams meet in their traditional Good Friday fixture for the first time in a competitive match since Saints beat the Warriors in the 2014 Grand Final.
Nearly 20 years on from their famous cross-code showdown, Wigan Rugby League Club and Bath's Rugby Union side have taken to the field once again.
The clubs have been linked ever since those two fixtures at Manchester City's Maine Road and at Twickenham.
Today they came face to face on the training ground in the hope of learning from each other's sports.
Chris Hall reports:
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