Own Wigan Warriors hero John Bateman's World Cup boots in time for Christmas!

Big-hearted John Bateman is giving away the boots he wore in last year's World Cup '“ to help Wigan-based charity Joseph's Goal.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 2:34 pm
Updated Friday, 21st December 2018, 3:38 pm
John Bateman handing his World Cup boots over to Joseph Kendrick

The England Test forward, who helped Wigan Warriors win the Super League Grand Final this year, will shortly be jetting out to Australia for a new adventure with Canberra Raiders.

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But before then he is aiming to raise as much money as possible to support research into NKH, the genetic disorder from which nine-year-old Joseph Kendrick suffers.

The Warriors have also shown great support for Joseph’s Goal this year, wearing specially-made shorts bearing the charity’s logo for both away games against Catalans Dragons - which brought two fine victories.

Bidders for the Bateman boots need to follow @JosephsGoal on Twitter or Facebook and submit their top bids before Sunday 10pm in a silent auction – and the winner can pick up the boots in time for Christmas Day!