Rugby League to pay respects to Lee Rigby

Rugby League fans will pay their respects to murdered soldier Lee Rigby with a minute’s silence before the final game on each day of the Super League Magic Weekend at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Drummer Rigby, from Middleton near Rochdale, served in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and was killed by two assailants in south east London on Wednesday. He was 25.

A minute’s silence will be held before the Super League games, St Helens v Warrington Wolves on Saturday (6.45pm) and Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors on Sunday (7.30pm).

One thought on “Rugby League to pay respects to Lee Rigby

  1. a very sad day but we are british we must not let this stop us from going about are daily lives it is a pity we dont have the death penalty in this country condolance to the families its a nice gesture of the rugby league to hold a silence at the weekend extravaganzer

    very sad day for the families and a nation also the service personal god bless you all

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