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"Sport and mental health go hand-in-hand" - Comedian Adam Hills shares the story of his Rugby League journey with Warrington Wolves

Comedian Adam Hills has revealed he turned down an invitation to Prince Charles' 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace because it clashed with a training session.

The presenter of TV show 'The Last Leg' has spent the last two years filming a documentary on Physical Disability Rugby League. He played a key role in the formation of the Warrington Wolves PDRL team, for which he also plays.

The team have gone on to play at Anfield and have been crowned both domestic and world champions.

There are now six Physical Disability Rugby League teams in England. For further details of how to get involved, contact the Rugby Football League.



WATCH: Wigan Warriors start pre-season training with a difference

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Rugby league's Wigan Warriors have started some pre-season training with a difference.

Last night they were combining conventional training with doing odd jobs in the community - from sweeping up leaves to painting church roofs.

It kept them up half the night.

Salford's Lama Tasi facing two-match ban for shoulder charge

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Salford forward Lama Tasi faces a two-match ban after he was charged with striking with the shoulder in his side's Challenge Cup semi-final defeat by Wigan.

The Rugby Football League's match review panel viewed the tackle on Wigan prop Taulima Tautai as a grade B offence and Tasi must face a disciplinary hearing in Leeds on Tuesday.

The recommended maximum punishment is a two-game suspension, which would rule Tasi out of Friday's trip to Hull and the home game against Castleford seven days later.

Wigan's 27-14 victory which booked a Wembley date with Hull could come at a cost after hooker Sam Powell was charged with grade B dangerous contact on Tasi in a separate incident.

Powell has the option of submitting an early guilty plea and accepting a one-match ban that would see him miss Friday's Super 8s meeting with Leeds at Headingley.

Warriors team-mate Frank-Paul Nuuausala received a caution for raising a knee in the tackle.

There were no charges from Hull's 43-24 win over Leeds on Saturday.

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