Lindsey takes on a head-to-head Rugby League challenge in front of a packed crowd at Wembley Stadium.
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This is Blue Peter - but mini.
Expect epic adventures, mates, bakes, badges, pets,
presenters and your post.
We've only got five minutes, so get ready for your Blue Peter adventure.
Rugby. You might know it for tough tackling, lightning-fast running,
and incredible passing skills.
But there are actually two different versions - rugby union
and then this, rugby league.
To give me a taste of the sport,
I'm taking on a special Blue Peter challenge during half-time
at the biggest and most historic
match in the rugby league calendar - the Challenge Cup Final.
-And over it goes... Great try.
Under the guidance of my coaches, Kevin Sinfield and Paul Sculthorpe,
I've learnt three of the skills I will need to use on the day.
Nice soft hands.
But am I ready to face a packed crowd at Wembley Stadium?
It's time to find out.
So, here we are.
The big day has finally arrived, and as you can see,
it's hard to miss - we're at Wembley Stadium
for the Challenge Cup Final between Wigan and Hull.
The Challenge Cup is legendary.
For more than 120 years, it's been rugby league's biggest prize,
and has produced some unforgettable moments.
Now, can I create another one?
I am so nervous, because in just a few hours' time, I'm going
to be inside there, on the pitch, at half-time in front of 65,000 people.
Uh-oh! The only problem is, at this point, I've got no opponent.
Step forward Faye Gaskin.
She's an England international
and will be my opponent for a half-time showdown.
Faye, the big day has arrived.
How are you feeling now that we're here
standing on the edge of Wembley?
I'm really nervous now we're here.
Wembley's massive, especially for anyone who plays rugby league.
That doesn't make me feel good, that you're nervous!
How do you think I feel?
Do you know what?
One of the coolest things about Blue Peter is the access we get.
I am currently on the pitch,
and we've been told that we are allowed to touch this.
Here we go.
This is the Challenge Cup trophy, and today,
this is what it's all about.
But that's not the only trophy up for grabs today.
Before the big match, the final of the national boys' year seven
tournament takes place on the Wembley pitch.
Maybe the captain of Castleford's winning team, Noah,
can settle my nerves.
-Noah, buddy, high five!
-You are the winners. How you feeling?
I'm absolutely speechless, but it's an amazing feeling to win.
Right, I'm going to get serious, cos I'm going out at half-time,
and I've got to kick a ball over the post.
Do you think I can do it?
-Yes, if you believe in yourself that you can do it.
-I like that!
That's a very Blue Peter attitude.
Have you got any top tips for me?
Er, make sure you aim it and put a lot of power in.
Those, my friends, are terrific top tips.
Sadly, the time for advice is over.
Kick off means we've got just 40 minutes until our challenge.
Faye and I will be head-to-head in a race to complete three
First, we have to throw six passes,
after which, we'll have to tackle our coaches, Kevin and Paul,
Finally, the first to kick over the posts...wins.
So, Faye, this is the actual tunnel,
and we are about to walk onto the pitch.
There's a lot of people out there. I'm excited, but I feel sick!
Nearly 70,000 people have just witnessed an action-packed
first half, but the real show begins now.
We're off, and Kevin's passing training is working.
By the time I've finished, Faye and I are neck and neck.
Now onto the tackles.
This is exhausting.
Kevin and Paul are cheering us on every step of the way.
Well done, well done, well done!
I've managed to keep up with Faye, though.
But hang on!
In the confusion, I thought I'd finished tackles - I'm one short!
My mistake means Faye has finished ahead of me.
She just needs this kick to win.
What?! She's hit the bar. Kick this, and I win.
I can! How has this happened?!
That was one of the most nerve-racking
experiences of my whole life.
Faye missed it at the last second.
But I managed to do it.
I'm so out of breath, but all for the Blue Peter badge.
A massive thank you to our coaches, Kevin and Paul,
and of course to Faye.
With their help, I actually scored the winning kick at Wembley Stadium.
Who else can say that?
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