RFL Benevolent Fund Assists
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RFL Benevolent Fund Assists

John Burke, the former Wigan and Workington rugby league player, who was seriously injured in 1978, has had his kitchen adapted. John lives in his 1970s bungalow in Leigh and has with the aid of the RFL Benevolent Fund completely adapted his kitchen to allow him to have greater access and usage of his facilities. […]

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Luke Bryan has embarked upon his new UKCC leve 1 certifiate in Rugby League Coaching. With support from the RFL and the English Federation for Disability Sport the course was broken down over four days. Luke was provided with audio tapes and electronic resources so he could complete the written elements on his computer. Craig […]

Jimmy Gittens and Pete Stephenson Join The Carnegie Cup Challenge
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Jimmy Gittens and Pete Stephenson Join The Carnegie Cup Challenge

Jimmy Gittens and Pete Stephenson have joined the star studded team in trying to complete the Carnegie Cup Challenge. The team will embark on a seven hundred mile trek across France by bike, before navigating the Thames in a Dragon Boat and running a half marathon to deliver the match ball to Wembley in time […]

BBC 5 Live star to raise money for RFL Benevolent Fund
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BBC 5 Live star to raise money for RFL Benevolent Fund

BBC Radio 5 Live’s George Riley has signed up to take part in this year’s Great North Run to raise money for the RFL Benevolent Fund. Rugby League nut Riley, who presents the sport bulletins on the weekend breakfast show as well as other shows, will be part of a large 5Live team who will […]

Great News For Carl Dacres
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Great News For Carl Dacres

Seriously injured East Leeds rugby league player Carl Dacres has been given the date of July 17th when he hopefully will be discharged from Pinderfileds Spinal Injury Unit in Wakefield. Carl is due to be married in Jersey to his fiancee Leanne August 1st 2009. He is now able to walk albeit slowly with two […]

Georgie Fame Concert Raises £3,000!
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Georgie Fame Concert Raises £3,000!

The concert featuring 60’s pop and jazz legend Georgie Fame raised £3,000 for the Rugby League Benevolent Fund. The concert attended by 300 fans was held in Georgie’s old stomping ground of Leigh Miners Welfare Club. ‘It has been a great night for a great cause’ said co-organisor Alf Davis former CEO of Leeds Rugby […]

Route 61 Walk Rescheduled
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Route 61 Walk Rescheduled

Following the re-arrangement of the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats match against Leeds Rhinos at Belleview the proposed charity walk has been re-scheduled. The original walk was due to take place on Sunday July 12th and has now been re-scheduled to Friday July 10th to correspond with the Super League Fixture. Co-organisor Danny Frank said ‘we were […]

RFL Benevolent Fund Benefits from Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge
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RFL Benevolent Fund Benefits from Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge

A group of five enthusiastic cyclists, including former Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and Great Britain back row forward Gary Price, are once again raising money for the RFL Benevolent Fund. Their challenge is to complete a coast to coast cycle ride from Blackpool to Scarborough, within the day, on July 18th this year. Departing from Blackpool […]

Route 61 Walk for the RFL Benevolent Fund
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Route 61 Walk for the RFL Benevolent Fund

Rugby League supporters Danny Frank and Ash Johnson have decided to walk the 15 mile route between Headingley Carnegie and Wakefield’s Belle Vue. The walk will take place on Sunday July 12th, leaving Headingley at 8:45am and reaching Wakefield at approximately 2:00pm. It coincides with the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats home fixture against Leeds Rhinos, which […]

Roll of Honour Luncheon
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Roll of Honour Luncheon

RFL Benevolent Fund is to host the prestigious Roll of Honour Luncheon at Galpharm Stadium, Saturday 18th July at 12:30pm. The RFL Benevolent Fund is to organise and stage the annual Roll of Honour celebration awards. The awards recognise and reward service to the game of rugby league. Last year nearly 200 people attended mainly […]