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 […]

Benevolent Fund Video Released
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Benevolent Fund Video Released

Though the tough physical nature of Rugby League is one of the things fans love about the game, it unfortunately means that, on occasion, serious life changing accidents can occur. While these are thankfully rare, the effect on the individuals concerned is devastating. The Rugby League Benevolent Fund was established to help players who suffer […]

New Marketing Brand Sought
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New Marketing Brand Sought

The RFL Benevolent Fund is investigating the possibility of using a new branding title for the organisation. Many charities are now using a separate frontline trendy title to promote themselves, such as “Everyman” used by the Testicular Cancer Charity. The Trustees are looking for a snappy definitive title with Rugby League connections and a natural […]

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Wheelchair Rugby League

The England Wheelchair Rugby League Squad were crowned World Champions in the inaugural Wheelchair Tag Rugby League World Cup held in Sydney, September 2008. The squad returned to a heroes welcome after going through the tournament undefeated, beating pre tournament favourites France and Australia and a spirited New Zealand Barbarian side en route.Captain Martin Norris […]

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First Ever General Manager for RFL Benevolent Fund

Experienced club chairman, director and chief executive Stephen Ball has been appointed as the first-ever General Manager of the Rugby League Benevolent Fund. Ball (51) takes up his full-time post at the beginning of March, administering the Fund which aims to support players whose lives are affected by serious injuries sustained while playing the game […]