Leigh Centurions Announce 2019 Squad Numbers

Leigh Centurions Announce 2019 Squad Numbers

Leigh Centurions Head Coach John Duffy has announced his squad numbers ahead of the 2019 season. Among the selections, Gregg McNally returns to his favourite #1 jersey, vice-captain Martyn Ridyard gets his #6 shirt and Club Captain Micky Higham wears the iconic #9 shirt. Josh Woods wears #7, Oliver Russell #14 and latest signing Brad Holroyd is awarded #21. Leigh Independent Supporters Association (LISA) are also handed their unique squad number for the first time. Leigh Centurions commercial director Jason Huyton said: “I am delighted to confirm the operational board…

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Fans Turn Out In Force For Open Training Session

Fans Turn Out In Force For Open Training Session

Leigh Centurions head coach John Duffy has paid tribute to the Club’s supporters after a big turn-out at the open training session at Leigh Miners Rangers’ Manchester Road HQ this afternoon. Several hundred fans of all ages braved the chilly weather to watch the hour-long session intently and the players and coaches then mixed with the fans for photographs, autographs and chats.   The lads were delighted to highlight the upcoming Cancer Research UK Race for Life by donning the t-shirt after today’s open training session. Please support this great…

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Leigh Centurions Sign England Lions Under 19s International Brad Holroyd

Leigh Centurions Sign England Lions Under 19s International Brad Holroyd

Leigh Centurions are delighted to confirm the signing of England Lions U19s international Brad Holroyd on professional forms from Leigh East. Holroyd, 18, has been training with John Duffy’s squad over the winter and signed on after the public training session at Leigh Miners Rangers this afternoon. Duffy said: “Brad impressed in two years at Leigh East and in the autumn represented England Lions and Lancashire U19s in the Three Counties Championship. “We went to watch him, invited him to train with us and he’s done really well over the…

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John Duffy Pays Tribute To Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme

John Duffy Pays Tribute To Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme

Leigh Centurions Head Coach John Duffy has paid tribute to the Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme (TSY) for their key role in his squad building for the forthcoming season. Through the Club’s links with TSY five playing members of Duffy’s squad have gained valuable employment and training opportunities that fit in with Leigh Centurions’ transition from a full-time to a part-time playing squad. Iain Thornley, Nick Gregson and Jack Higginson are training to be electricians, Jonny Pownall is training as a plumber while Joe Cator is training to be…

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Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan To Sponsor 2019 Centurions Training Kit

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan To Sponsor 2019 Centurions Training Kit

Leigh Centurions are delighted to acknowledge the support of yet another loyal sponsor to complete the kit sponsorship portfolio for the 2019 Betfred Championship campaign. Sponsors of the training kit are Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan. Neil Bassett, Dealer Principal of Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan said: “I’ve been sponsoring Leigh Centurions for around six years now, although I took a break last year, as family commitments meant I wasn’t going to be able to get to many games. “Although last season didn’t end well, it’s great to see that the Club…

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Golborne Parkside Pirates & Leigh Centurions Spread Christmas Cheer in South Africa

Golborne Parkside Pirates & Leigh Centurions Spread Christmas Cheer in South Africa

This New Year saw Golborne Parkside Pirates, in tandem with Leigh Centurions, spreading some Christmas cheer in South Africa in support of the Morukuru Family Goodwill Foundation. The foundation raises support and awareness for the Molatedi village, local to its safari lodge and in particular its local community school. Early this year one of the young Golborne Pirates players was fortunate enough to be able to revisit the Morukuru family and, having learned of the Goodwill Foundation the last time he was there, wanted to buy into the Morukuru belief…

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