2012 President’s Ball
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2012 President’s Ball

This year’s President’s Ball is being held at the Queens Hotel, Leeds on Saturday January 14th 2012. This prestigious event is one of the cornerstones of the RFL social calendar and raises over £20,000 for the RFL Benevolent Fund.  Tickets are available at £60 each or £600 for a table of 10.  This is a […]

British Lions Annual Lunch
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British Lions Annual Lunch

The RFL Benevolent Fund and the British Lions are holding their annual lunch on Sunday January 29th 2012.  The luncheon event will take place at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford at 1pm.  As well as the normal fundraising itinerary, the function hosts the RFL Roll of Honour awards.  These prestigious awards are given to individuals […]

John Power breaks World Record
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John Power breaks World Record

A man who was paralysed from the neck down is celebrating a hat-trick of good news – including becoming a dad. John Power was just 18 when he suffered a devastating rugby injury which left him confined to a wheelchair. Despite an abrupt end to his professional rugby league career John is proving that it […]

Neil Storey Runs for Benevolent Fund
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Neil Storey Runs for Benevolent Fund

Neil Storey completed the 10k run around sheffield city centre in 1 hour 3 mins and 46 secs and finished 3470th out of 10,000 entrants. So far i have raised £105 on my site with £23.75 to be added through gift aid. My site is still up and running and more donations are hopefully on […]

Walk For Jack
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Walk For Jack

Earlier this month (September 2011) a young Harlequins Rugby League academy player Jack Brennan was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. Having suffered with numbness in his neck and shoulders for months, which he put down to a injury, 18 year old Jack and his family now has to face up to a fight […]

Rugby League Rowing challenge raised over £15000
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Rugby League Rowing challenge raised over £15000

Ray French presents a cheque to Steve Ball and Jimmy Gittins for £15,000 at the Challenge Cup Final at Wembley. The monies were raised as part of the RFL Rowathon Challenge held at the Zone in Huddersfield, with over 30 teams and 130 participants being involved.  Ray, Steve and Jimmy all rowed as part of […]

Three Days Three Countries
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Three Days Three Countries

Next Saturday two former Rugby League players who sustained life-changing injuries whilst playing the game will embark on a 450-mile road trip. Pete Stephenson and Jimmy Gittins will aim to complete the journey on a single quad bike, which the pair will take in turns to drive.   The challenge that they face is to […]

STATE OF MIND Campaign 2011 Stadium Endurance Run
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STATE OF MIND Campaign 2011 Stadium Endurance Run

Mental Health & Wellbeing in Rugby League http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/stateofmind Following the tragic suicide of former Wigan Warriors player, Terry Newton in September 2010 and a rise generally in suicide rates among the population, the sport of Rugby League in the UK has come together to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing across the game from […]

Rugby League rowers hit the jackpot
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Rugby League rowers hit the jackpot

England coach Steve McNamara dubbed it the toughest 3 hours of his life, but the Engage Rugby League Rowing Challenge has hit the charity jackpot. McNamara was amongst 150 people from all walks of Rugby league life to take part in the marathon indoor rowing event. And he took the individual honours rowing the 26 […]