Mike Bernard & Olympic Medalist Jason Gardner

After months of preparation, the Leigh Games 2013 got under way on Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2, where thousands of schoolchildren and their teachers and relatives descended on Leigh Sports Village for what was two fantastic days of sport.

Excitement was at fever pitch for the biggest sporting event for young people in Leigh, Tyldesley, Atherton, Lowton, Golborne and further afield.

Mike Bernard was on hand to offer the Manchester Giants support to the day along with Andy Heald