Hundreds of primary school pupils taking part in second Leigh Games

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  • Children from schools in the east of the borough have gathered at Leigh Sports Village for the biggest sporting event of the year.
  • They will compete in a variety of activities including touch rugby, basketball and athletics.
  • Gold, silver and bronze medals are up for grabs in each event.

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Newton Westpark take on Lowton West at basketball.

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Teams from primary schools battled for gold in a touch rugby contest. 

3:50pm

Westleigh Methodist take on Bickershaw Primary School at lacrosse.

3:37pm

Wigan Athletic's mascot Phoenix celebrates his win to draw the Leigh Games 2014 to a close.

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And they're off.

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The mascots are getting ready for their race to finish off the day.

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Now it's Hindsford Primary School's turn

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12:55pm

Gilded Hollins try their best at the standing long jump

 

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Tyldesley St George's Central and Leigh St Thomas' schools compete in the basketball contest

 

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12:38pm

Who is going to win the 100m sprint?

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The 600m race gets under way...

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12:14pm

Here are St Joseph's trying their hand at the golf shoot out competition 

 

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Andy Mazey, a director at Leigh Centurions, has told us: "I'm thoroughly enjoying the day. It is great to see the community spirit and so many children taking part in sport."

 

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Gareth Davies, from Trust in Leigh, said: "It's great to see so many children getting involved in sport at the Leigh Games"

 

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Mayor of Wigan Billy Rotherham told the Journal: "I think it's admirable. The attitude of the children is fantastic.

"We may have a future Olympic Champion here today. The enthusiasm and keenness of the children and the support staff from the schools is great.

"It is a marvellous occasion."

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The children are getting ready for the opening ceremony where each school will parade around the Leigh Harriers' track.

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