Three Days Three Countries
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Three Days Three Countries

Next Saturday two former Rugby League players who sustained life-changing injuries whilst playing the game will embark on a 450-mile road trip. Pete Stephenson and Jimmy Gittins will aim to complete the journey on a single quad bike, which the pair will take in turns to drive.   The challenge that they face is to […]

STATE OF MIND Campaign 2011 Stadium Endurance Run
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STATE OF MIND Campaign 2011 Stadium Endurance Run

Mental Health & Wellbeing in Rugby League http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/stateofmind Following the tragic suicide of former Wigan Warriors player, Terry Newton in September 2010 and a rise generally in suicide rates among the population, the sport of Rugby League in the UK has come together to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing across the game from […]

Rugby League rowers hit the jackpot
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Rugby League rowers hit the jackpot

England coach Steve McNamara dubbed it the toughest 3 hours of his life, but the Engage Rugby League Rowing Challenge has hit the charity jackpot. McNamara was amongst 150 people from all walks of Rugby league life to take part in the marathon indoor rowing event. And he took the individual honours rowing the 26 […]

Three Days Three Countries
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Three Days Three Countries

On September the 3rd 2011, two former Rugby League players will embark on a 450 mile road trip………….with a difference. Pete Stephenson and Jimmy Gittins suffered life changing injuries playing the sport they loved. The pair suffered   serious spinal injuries when they broke their necks playing Rugby League. After years of rehabilitation, Pete and Jimmy […]

Champion Steve completes Extreme Challenge
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Champion Steve completes Extreme Challenge

On Sunday 12th June Steve Prescott completed his extreme nine day challenge, to ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats and climb the highest peaks in Wales, England and Scotland. Steve described finishing the Engage Mutual End-to-End Extreme, what has been his toughest challenge ever as ‘absolutely fantastic’ and paid tribute to those who completed […]

Steve McNamara takes up RL Rowing Challenge
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Steve McNamara takes up RL Rowing Challenge

England’s RL coach is using the loneliness of the long distance rower to plot the downfall of the Exiles. Steve McNamara’s side face a tantalising test from the cream of Super League’s overseas stars at Headingley next Friday night. And he’s using his own experience in training to row a marathon to ensure his charges […]

Rugby League Rowing Challenge
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Rugby League Rowing Challenge

It’s back !  The rowing challenge that brought the rugby league family together to raise thousands for the game’s own charity is gearing up for a second campaign. And the event that gives Rugby League fans the chance to test their physical fitness alongside some of the game’s biggest personalities has found a new home. Now […]

Andy’s Nelson Challenge
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Andy’s Nelson Challenge

I’m 40 this year, and after running quite a few marathons over the last 10 years since I stopped playing Rugby League, I decided to mark the 40 year milestone with something a bit bigger. I’d seen coverage of the Isle of Man Parish Walk on Sky Sports last summer, and decided an 85 mile […]

Cycle to Touchdown
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Cycle to Touchdown

On the 20th April – 21st April Tom will cycle between all the Rugby Super League Clubs in the north to deliver information about the Atlantic Row to each club. This ‘mini’ Challenge will see Tom cover over 200 miles. Tom is promoting his Atlantic Rowing Challenge to all the top Rugby League teams to […]

Carl  Dacres runs amazing London Marathon
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Carl Dacres runs amazing London Marathon

An Amazing effort was achieved when Carl who was badly injured whilst playing rugby completed the London Marathon in 6 hours 40 mins. Carl has raised over £4000 for tryAssist, a charity that is close to his heart. In March 2009, Carl was severely injured playing rugby. Carl says “I went in for a tackle […]