Carnegie Rowing Challenge DONATE HERE
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Carnegie Rowing Challenge DONATE HERE

Rugby league lovers urged to row for marathon glory Stars of rugby league are preparing for a marathon challenge as they bid to raise money for Try Assist, the Rugby League Benevolent Fund. Champions of the game both past and present will take part in the Carnegie Rowing Challenge on Thursday 15 April at Leeds […]

Seriously Funny Rugby League
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Seriously Funny Rugby League

“Seriously Funny Rugby League” is a book full of images of Rugby League people portrayed in funny situations, compiled by RLPhotos.com photographers Sig Kasatkin and Dave Williams to mark 21 year of photographing Rugby League. The book has sold well since going on sale last October, and the two authors decided to donate a percentage […]

End2End Challenge
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End2End Challenge

Going End2End for the Steve Prescott Foundation. Steve Prescott achieved much during a glittering career with St Helens, Wakefield and Hull FC and has astounded everyone in recent years with his courage and determination. Despite suffering from a rare form of stomach cancer, he has undertaken increasingly tougher challenges to raise money for the foundation […]

Craig Mosedale takes on the Scisscett Sprint Triathlon
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Craig Mosedale takes on the Scisscett Sprint Triathlon

Craig Mosedale is aiming to complete the Scisscett Sprint Triathlon to raise funds for the RFL Benevolent Fund. The Triathlon consists of an 18 length swim, 15k bike ride and a 5k run and Craig is hoping to complete all this in only 1 hr 20 minutes. Craig says “Rugby league is very close to […]

Friends of the Benevolent Fund
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Friends of the Benevolent Fund

Captains of the 14 engage Super League clubs are to spearhead the launch of a “Friends of the RFL Benevolent Fund” membership scheme over the Easter weekend. The Super League Skippers are acting as Ambassadors for the new fund-raising initiative designed to help provide lifelong support for seriously injured Rugby League players from both the […]

Friends of the Benevolent Fund
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Friends of the Benevolent Fund

The Super League Skippers are acting as Ambassadors for the new fund-raising initiative designed to help provide lifelong support for seriously injured Rugby League players from both the amateur and professional ranks. The “Friends of the RFL Benevolent Fund” is a membership scheme base on an annual subscription of £18, the average price of admission […]

Adam Watene’s widow thanks RFL Benevolent Fund
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Adam Watene’s widow thanks RFL Benevolent Fund

Adam Watene’s widow Moana has thanked the RFL Benevolent Fund for its support following the tragic death of the Wakefield star who collapsed and died suddenly in October 2008 following a training session. The RFL Benevolent Fund met with the family within a week of the tragedy occurring and paid for the repatriation of Adam’s […]

NEW College and Wakefield College
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NEW College and Wakefield College

NEW College and Wakefield College joined forces for the Varsity Challenge Shield in December. The event was held to raise money for Try Assist, The Rugby League Benevolent Fund. The fund provides assistance for players who have suffered serious injury while playing the game. It is one of the Lady Mayor, Councillor Heather Hudsons’ chosen […]

Ricky Nugent’s Family Thank you letter
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Ricky Nugent’s Family Thank you letter

Our thanks to everyone who helped us through one of the darkest periods of our lives following the sudden tragic loss of our son Ricky Nugent, who died on the 29th September 2009 aged 16 years. As you may know Ricky was a team member of West Leeds ARLFC under 17’s and was in fact […]