Support the Fund through EBay
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Support the Fund through EBay

You can now help support the Benevolent Fund through the use of eBay. If you wish to browse through the direct auction of the RFL Benevolent Fund click here. Or maybe you want to sell an item yourself and select a percentage of the proceeds to go to the RFL Benvolent Fund ‘Try Assist’. To […]

British Lions support RFL Benevolent Fund.
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British Lions support RFL Benevolent Fund.

The British Lions held their inaugural partnership dinner with the RFL Benevolent fund to raise over £4000. Nearly 300 British Lions and their guests attended a lunch time fund raising event at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford in order to raise monies for the RFL Benevolent fund. John Power himself an Oldham Rugby League […]

Lord Mayors appeal raises over £6500 for the RFL Benevolent fund
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Lord Mayors appeal raises over £6500 for the RFL Benevolent fund

Councillor Heather Hudson raised a total of over £6500 for the RFL Benevolent Fund during her Mayoral year which ended in 2010. Heather was a close friend of Adam Watene’s family and saw first hand the work done to assist Adam’s family following his tragic death. Heather had asked Adam before his death to act […]

Try Assist join Facebook
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Try Assist join Facebook

Try Assist have now attached themselves as a group on Facebook. The group will be updated with Events and all the latest news for people who support the fund. Please feel free to join the group by pressing the like button and invite your friends by pressing the Facebook logo on the right. Try Assist […]

2011 RFL President’s Ball
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2011 RFL President’s Ball

The Ball will be at the Queens Hotel (Leeds) on the 8th January.  If you wish to purchase a ticket, please contact Steve Ball on 0844 477 7113 Each ticket costs £60 per person.

Bulldog runs the 2011 London Marathon
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Bulldog runs the 2011 London Marathon

Craig Lingard a former Bulldog is running the 2011 London Marathon to raise monies for the RFL Benevolent fund.  Craig says “I started playing rugby at around 9 years old at Sharlston because that’s what everyone at Sharlston did. I eventually went on to play for Batley Bulldogs where I was awarded a testimonial for 10 years […]

John Power stands with his wife
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John Power stands with his wife

John Power married Julie Marie Butterworth on the 3rd October at Shrigley Hall in Macclesfield, Cheshire. John 33 and Julie 28 have been together for 10 years and have been living in Grotton, Saddleworth for the last two and half years.  Fifteen years ago, John suffered a tragic spinal cord injury whilst playing for Oldham […]

League at War II
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League at War II

Netflights League At War II 27th November   Evening’s Entertainment • Bouts to Include Paul Sculthorpe v Brian McDermott Esene Faimalo v Ian Pickavance Bernard Dwyer v Timmy Street Paul March v David March Mick Cassidy v Richard Fletcher • All Bouts to be refereed by Former World Middleweight Champion Steve Collins. • Herol Bomber […]

Tony Collinson runs Nottingham Marathon
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Tony Collinson runs Nottingham Marathon

Tony Collinson runs nottingham marathon in 3hrs 32mins. Despite Tony finishing the Marathon in a commendable time Tony said “I am very dissapointed with the time. I started to struggle at the 15 mile mark. then i could never get back into my running but got round so pleased about that.” Tony raised £185 and […]