An attempt to stage the world's longest game of rugby is underway at Southport Rugby Club.
It's been organised by Gareth Lang who's trying to raise 12,000 for his daughter Ella, who has with cystic fibrosis.
He's trying to buy her a 'physio vest' which could help reduce her chances of picking up infections.
It is hoped the match will last over 24 hours, beating the current world record for the longest game of rugby played.
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Thousands of people braved the bad weather to come out and see the Rugby World Cup on the final day of it's tour across the North West.
The Webb Ellis Trophy is travelling around the country to celebrate the World Cup which kicks off in September. Our sports correspondent David Chisnall spent the day with the biggest prize in the sport.
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Prince Harry has arrived in Eccles this lunchtime.
He has been visiting a special scheme that aims to get more young people involved in rugby.
Later on this afternoon he will be visiting fire crews in Greater Manchester.
Prince Harry will visit Greater Manchester today where he will help out at a rugby training session and meet fire fighters.
The Prince, who is patron of England Rugby’s All Schools Programme, will take part in a training session for teachers which hopes to get more of them to become rugby coaches and enable more young people to take up the sport.
Later, he will meet fire fighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and talk to some of the young people involved in their community cadet scheme.
Sean Gleeson has announced his retirement at the age of just 26.
The former Wigan, Widnes and Salford centre has failed to recover from an assault outside a nightclub.
He sustained a serious eye injury during an attack in Greater Manchester three months ago.
Wigan Warriors have confirmed the signing of Welsh International Forward Jordan James.
The 33-year-old had already joined Wigan’s staff to help develop young talent in Wales after completing his playing contract with the Salford Red Devils but will now take up a playing contract with the double winners.
He has described it as a 'dream come true'.
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