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Wigan Warriors launch Rugby Memories group for supporters with dementia

Super League side Wigan Warriors are reaching out to supporters with dementia.

The club have set up a Rugby Memories group where fans of the team meet up once a week to watch an old game and reminisce about the glory days.

Wigan hope the scheme will also help tackle loneliness in the community.

Chris Hall reports.

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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.

Wigan Warriors at Wembley as Challenge Cup Final looms large

It's Rugby League's Challenge Cup Final tomorrow as the 19-time winners of the competition Wigan take on Hull.

On last night's programme we were with the Warriors as they departed for the capital.

Today they're enjoying a Wembley walkabout on the eve of the game.

Chris Hall is with them.

Rugby League: Wigan Warriors release cup final song

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Wigan Warriors are off to Wembley on Saturday where they'll face Hull in the Challenge Cup Final.

And to celebrate the occasion the Warriors have swapped the training ground for the recording studio and have today released their very own cup final song.

Chris Hall has more.

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