From designing their own playing shirt to walking out at Twickenham during England’s Six Nations next year, students from Manchester are learning that rugby is so much more than a game.
Despite Sale Sharks recently being crowned Kings of the North, as well as George Ford and Owen Farrell both hailing from these parts, there is a tangible difference between rugby in the North West and the rest of the country.
Canoeist Tim Baillie, who won gold with partner Etienne Stott in the men’s slalom C2 at London 2012, and Paralympic swimming bronze medallist Natalie Waddon handed Failsworth youngster Rebecca Thomson an award to commemorate the youngster’s Get Set to Make a Change legacy programme efforts.
Broadfield Primary School were one of nearly 6,500 schools involved
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New boss Darije Kalezic is only man to build legacy.
Stockport man charged with fraud after allegations Tottenham Hotspur had Olympic bid officials spied on
Trio charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.
Labour leader Ed Miliband praises ‘amazing’ role of Manchester’s National Cycling Centre in Olympic legacy
Big praise for Manchester’s cycling velodrome.
Frustrated Dame Tessa Jowell attacks coalition for dismantling London 2012’s ‘inspire a generation’ ethos
Jowell took stage at Manchester Labour conference.
Ciaran takes MM inside the Olympic Park ‘bubble’