Try Assist aim to help Rhinos player James Brook
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Try Assist aim to help Rhinos player James Brook

James Brook has a rare form of facial cancer.  He was diagnosed in December 2011 with Rhabdomyosarcoma .  He attends Temple Moor high school in Leeds.  James plays rugby league for his local side Oulton under 16’s and is a proud member of Leeds Rhinos Scholarship Scheme. His treatment is very specialist and the NHS […]

MATT KING INSPIRES ENGLAND TEAM
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MATT KING INSPIRES ENGLAND TEAM

Steve McNamara and the England team continues to support the RFL Benevolent Fund.  Matt King was invited to be the guest speaker giving the England Team a motivational speech before the England v Australia game at Wembley.  Matt was present at their pre match training session at Wembley and went on to give the boys […]

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 […]