League at War II
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League at War II

Netflights League At War II 27th November   Evening’s Entertainment • Bouts to Include Paul Sculthorpe v Brian McDermott Esene Faimalo v Ian Pickavance Bernard Dwyer v Timmy Street Paul March v David March Mick Cassidy v Richard Fletcher • All Bouts to be refereed by Former World Middleweight Champion Steve Collins. • Herol Bomber […]

Tony Collinson runs Nottingham Marathon
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Tony Collinson runs Nottingham Marathon

Tony Collinson runs nottingham marathon in 3hrs 32mins. Despite Tony finishing the Marathon in a commendable time Tony said “I am very dissapointed with the time. I started to struggle at the 15 mile mark. then i could never get back into my running but got round so pleased about that.” Tony raised £185 and […]

Christmas Cards
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Christmas Cards

My name is Matthew King and I broke my neck playing Rugby League in 2004 at the age of 17, and have been left completely paralysed from the neck down. Since my accident, the RFL Benevolent Fund has provided a tremendous amount of financial support which has enabled me to return to university and study […]

Garry Purdham Memorial Trust
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Garry Purdham Memorial Trust

The RFL Benevolent Fund have helped to form the Garry Purdham Memorial Trust. Garry played professional rugby for Whitehaven and Workington Town for over 12 years before returning to Egremont Rangers. He was a stalwart of the game and lost his life tragically; a victim of the Cumbrian Shootings. He left behind a loving wife, […]

Tony Collinson aiming to run Nottingham Marathon for fund
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Tony Collinson aiming to run Nottingham Marathon for fund

Earlier this year Tony Colliinson ran the Belfast Marathon and raised £317 for the Benevolent Fund in a time of 3hr 12min 59 secs. Now he is getting fit to run the Nottingham Marathon on the 12th September. Tony says “I started running marathons and half marathons in 2002 following a life threatening injury I […]

Wortley Dragons donate £250
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Wortley Dragons donate £250

Leeds based amateur side, Wortley Dragons, have continued their support of the RFL Benevolent Fund with a donation of £250. The Pennine League Division 2 club have been stalwart supporters of the fund and operate a sponsorship share scheme from monies raised during the close season. The club regard themselves at the heart of their […]

Luke Bryan coaching acheivement
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Luke Bryan coaching acheivement

Ask any coach at any level of any sport how difficult a job coaching can be, you can be sure of the same answers. Stressful, frustrating, pressure, time consuming are just a few that come to mind. None of this however is putting off Luke Bryan, who has just completed his level one Rugby League […]

Kippax Knights ride to support Try Assist.
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Kippax Knights ride to support Try Assist.

Kippax Knights RL have found an intriguing way to support Try Assist, the RFL Benevolent Fund. In conjunction with GR8 Sports of Stockport, they are donating all their monies from a ten man team who will cycle from Skipsea via Driffield to Kippax. The challenge was originally perceived to raise monies for a memorial kit […]