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 […]

Get Away – Georgie Fame Concert for Benevolent Fund
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Get Away – Georgie Fame Concert for Benevolent Fund

Rock and jazz legend Georgie Fame is putting on a concert in his home town Leigh, for the RFL Benevolent Fund. The concert will be held in Georgie’s old stomping ground of Leigh Miners Welfare Club on Thursday, June 18th. Tickets are available from Leigh Miners Welfare price £15.00. Georgie Fame will sing and recall […]

Carl Dacres
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Carl Dacres

Carl Dacres who was seriously injured playing for East Leeds has set himself a target for being out of hospital for his wedding day on August 1st 2009. Carl (38) was taken to Pinderfields Hospital following a spinal injury playing for East Leeds on March 29th. Carl remains in good spirits with a positive attitude […]

Warrington keeping the wolf from the door for supporters!
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Warrington keeping the wolf from the door for supporters!

Warrington Wolves are offering free coach travel for their away fixture against Featherstone Rovers. The Warrington club have requested a donation to the RFL Benevolent Fund from all the supporters taking advantage of the scheme. As well as providing much needed support to Warrington Wolves in their Carnegie Challenge Cup tie, it gives a welcome […]

Julie and Dawn Skelton
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Julie and Dawn Skelton

Leeds Rhinos supporters Julie and Dawn used the collection at their father Syd Skelton’s funeral to support the RFL Benevolent Fund. “Our dad loved the game and enjoyed helping others. We have seen at first hand the work done by the fund and think he would have really loved being associated with such a worthy […]

Jo Drapier’s Fund Run
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Jo Drapier’s Fund Run

Jo Drapier is the Bradford Service Area Coordinator, and also an ardent fund-raiser. Jo spent some time in Australia helping with the Wheelchair Rugby League Word Cup and saw at first hand the great help that the RFL Benevolent Fund can be for those unfortunate enough to be injured playing. With this in mind, Jo […]

Statement from Leon Walker’s family
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Statement from Leon Walker’s family

On behalf of Leon’s family we would like to express our thanks and appreciation for all the support shown following Leon’s tragic and sudden death. We would especially like to thank the RFL Benevolent Fund and its supporters for the contribution they made towards Leon’s funeral costs. Leon’s family are grateful to the wider Rugby […]