The Carter family remembers
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The Carter family remembers

Paul Kilbride receives a cheque from Brenda Carter. Monies were collected at the funeral of her husband, Bill, who recently passed away. The Carter family are Rhinos supporters and members of the Rhinos Supporters Club. “Bill would have liked the idea of being remembered and contributing to a worthy cause such as the RFL Benevolent […]

Chris Brown
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Chris Brown

The family of Chris Brown, who died tragically, as a result of an accidental injury during a game playing for Silsden Park Rangers, have asked the Benevolent Fund to announce details on our website regarding funeral arrangements. The funeral will be held at St James Parish Church, Silsden on Friday 25th Sept. 2009 @ 2:00 […]

Head of Youth Attempts Great North Swim
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Head of Youth Attempts Great North Swim

Phil Jones Harlequins Head of Youth Performance is taking part in the Great North swim on the 13th September in Lake Windmere (Lake District Cumbria) swimming to raise money for the Rugby League Benevolent Fund. Phil originally entered due to a family challenge from his mother Brenda, last year his sister Liz and her husband […]

BARLA Re-affirms Support for RFL Benevolent Fund
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BARLA Re-affirms Support for RFL Benevolent Fund

The British Amateur Rugby League Association have officially confirmed the RFL Benevolent Fund as the organizations Official Charity. The Benevolent Fund deals directly with players from both the amateur and professional codes who have had serious life changing injuries. Spen Allison said, “We support the RFL Benevolent Fund in the work they undertake in giving […]

Cyclists Complete Coast to Coast Challenge
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Cyclists Complete Coast to Coast Challenge

Led by ex Wakefield second row, Gary Price, a small group of enthusiastic cyclists have successfully completed the challenge of cycling between Blackpool and Scarborough in daylight hours. The entire crossing took a little over twelve hours, commencing at Blackpool Tower at 5:30 in the morning ,skirting the base of the North Yorkshire Moors and […]

2009 RFL Benevolent Fund Hosts Top Awards.
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2009 RFL Benevolent Fund Hosts Top Awards.

The RFL Benevolent Fund hosted the prestigious RFL Roll of Honor awards at the Galpharm Stadium. The awards are to honour lifelong services to the game of rugby league. MC David Howes, comedian Lee Roberts provided the entertainment shared by 200 guests, mainly supported by ex-players associations. Chief Executive Nigel Wood gave the awards to […]

40 walkers raise  funds on Headingley to Belle View walk
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40 walkers raise funds on Headingley to Belle View walk

Despite a late change of date 40 walkers completed the 16 mile walk between Belle View before the Sky TV game between Leeds and Wakefield. In high spirits all the walkers completed their task and were joined by members of Leon Walkers close family. A special presentation was made by Wakefield legend Neil Fox and […]

Try Assist! – The new name of the RFL Benevolent Fund
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Try Assist! – The new name of the RFL Benevolent Fund

A 12-year-old Hull schoolboy has scooped a prize from his favourite player in a competition to find a marketing slogan for the Rugby League Benevolent Fund, which provides assistance for players suffering serious injury or illness. Schoolboy Ben Winterburn submitted the stripline “Try Assist” to win four best seats for the 2009 engage Grand Final […]

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. […]

Luke Bryan
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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 […]