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 […]

Julia Lee climbs Kilimanjaro
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Julia Lee climbs Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro is the highest trekking mountain in the world with a summit of 5896m. Ascending the mountain is an extreme challenge incorporating a high element of risk. I plan to take the challenge 6 – 17 November 2010. There are a number of reasons why I have decided to battle with my fears and fitness. […]

The RFL President’s Ball
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The RFL President’s Ball

The President’s Ball will be held on Saturday, 9th January at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. The proceeds of this charity evening will go to the RFL Benevolent Fund. This is the social event for the whole of rugby league and incoming President, Chris Hamilton, will welcome guests. Matt King, who was injured playing for London […]

Successful charity night with Super League Stars
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Successful charity night with Super League Stars

On Thursday the 12th of November, I held a Charity evening at All saints Social centre in Golborne, near Warrington. The event was in aid of the RFL Benevolent Fund (now called the “TRY ASSIST FUND”) and had been arranged for about 5 months. I had a few nightmares over the last week or so […]

St Peters gifts shirt sponsorship to RFL benevolent fund
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St Peters gifts shirt sponsorship to RFL benevolent fund

St Peters is a new Junior club formed last year with children ranging from 9-11 years old. Which has been tough setting the club up in Manchester and what’s more there have been several challenges along the way. With St Peters securing funding for a kit they believe this will provide an ideal opportunity to […]

The Mayor of Wakefield nominates The RFL Benevolent Fund as one of her two chosen charities
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The Mayor of Wakefield nominates The RFL Benevolent Fund as one of her two chosen charities

Councilor Heather Hudson and her consort Mr. Peter Davis have chosen the RFL Benevolent Fund after work done by the charity in recent times. The RFL Benevolent Fund assisted the families of Adam Watene and Leon Walker following their tragic deaths. Adam played for both Wakefield Wildcats and Castleford Tigers whilst Leon tragically died whilst […]

The Carter family remembers
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The Carter family remembers

Paul Kilbride receives a cheque from Brenda Carter. Monies were collected at the funeral of her husband, Bill, who recently passed away. The Carter family are Rhinos supporters and members of the Rhinos Supporters Club. “Bill would have liked the idea of being remembered and contributing to a worthy cause such as the RFL Benevolent […]