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North to set new world record in tomorrow's comeback

Wales star George North will set a new world record when he makes his rugby comeback in tomorrow's Test match against Ireland.

At 23 years and 138 days, Northampton wing North will become the youngest player in rugby union Test match history to reach 50 caps for his country.

George North is poised to set a new world record when he makes his rugby comeback tomorrow. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

North made his Wales debut against South Africa in November 2010, scoring two tries, and what has proved to be a stellar career now hits another notable landmark.

He returns to action for his first appearance since late March. He suffered three concussions last season, but is now fully fit.


Motorcyclist left with life threatening injuries after accident

A motorcyclist has been left with serious life-threatening injuries after an accident in Wrexham on Friday.

It happened just before 7:40 on Friday morning Credit: PA

It happened on the A539 at Overton near the Cross Foxes Public House and involved a blue and white Suzuki motorcycle and a Fiat car.

The road is currently closed in both directions while police carry out their investigations.

Shortly before 7.40am this morning a road traffic collision took place on the A539 close to the Cross Foxes public house, Overton involving a blue and white Suzuki motorcycle and blue Fiat car resulting in the motorcyclist sustaining serious life threatening injuries. A full investigation will now take place and we’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote reference S131094.

– Sgt Tony Gatley, North Wales Police
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