Wigan to Bid for RL World Cup

The biggest local team wants to bring the Rugby League World Cup to Leigh and Wigan.

The team is a partnership of top brass from Wigan Council, Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, the PCT, Leigh Sports Village and of course Leigh Centurions and Super League Champions Wigan Warriors, and they are bidding to bring the World Cup to the borough for the October 2013 tournament.

Council leader Lord Smith says: