BBC 5 Live star to raise money for RFL Benevolent Fund
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BBC 5 Live star to raise money for RFL Benevolent Fund

BBC Radio 5 Live’s George Riley has signed up to take part in this year’s Great North Run to raise money for the RFL Benevolent Fund. Rugby League nut Riley, who presents the sport bulletins on the weekend breakfast show as well as other shows, will be part of a large 5Live team who will […]

Great News For Carl Dacres
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Great News For Carl Dacres

Seriously injured East Leeds rugby league player Carl Dacres has been given the date of July 17th when he hopefully will be discharged from Pinderfileds Spinal Injury Unit in Wakefield. Carl is due to be married in Jersey to his fiancee Leanne August 1st 2009. He is now able to walk albeit slowly with two […]

Georgie Fame Concert Raises £3,000!
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Georgie Fame Concert Raises £3,000!

The concert featuring 60’s pop and jazz legend Georgie Fame raised £3,000 for the Rugby League Benevolent Fund. The concert attended by 300 fans was held in Georgie’s old stomping ground of Leigh Miners Welfare Club. ‘It has been a great night for a great cause’ said co-organisor Alf Davis former CEO of Leeds Rugby […]

Route 61 Walk Rescheduled
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Route 61 Walk Rescheduled

Following the re-arrangement of the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats match against Leeds Rhinos at Belleview the proposed charity walk has been re-scheduled. The original walk was due to take place on Sunday July 12th and has now been re-scheduled to Friday July 10th to correspond with the Super League Fixture. Co-organisor Danny Frank said ‘we were […]

RFL Benevolent Fund Benefits from Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge
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RFL Benevolent Fund Benefits from Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge

A group of five enthusiastic cyclists, including former Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and Great Britain back row forward Gary Price, are once again raising money for the RFL Benevolent Fund. Their challenge is to complete a coast to coast cycle ride from Blackpool to Scarborough, within the day, on July 18th this year. Departing from Blackpool […]

Route 61 Walk for the RFL Benevolent Fund
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Route 61 Walk for the RFL Benevolent Fund

Rugby League supporters Danny Frank and Ash Johnson have decided to walk the 15 mile route between Headingley Carnegie and Wakefield’s Belle Vue. The walk will take place on Sunday July 12th, leaving Headingley at 8:45am and reaching Wakefield at approximately 2:00pm. It coincides with the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats home fixture against Leeds Rhinos, which […]

Roll of Honour Luncheon
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Roll of Honour Luncheon

RFL Benevolent Fund is to host the prestigious Roll of Honour Luncheon at Galpharm Stadium, Saturday 18th July at 12:30pm. The RFL Benevolent Fund is to organise and stage the annual Roll of Honour celebration awards. The awards recognise and reward service to the game of rugby league. Last year nearly 200 people attended mainly […]

Get Away – Georgie Fame Concert for Benevolent Fund
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Get Away – Georgie Fame Concert for Benevolent Fund

Rock and jazz legend Georgie Fame is putting on a concert in his home town Leigh, for the RFL Benevolent Fund. The concert will be held in Georgie’s old stomping ground of Leigh Miners Welfare Club on Thursday, June 18th. Tickets are available from Leigh Miners Welfare price £15.00. Georgie Fame will sing and recall […]

Carl Dacres
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Carl Dacres

Carl Dacres who was seriously injured playing for East Leeds has set himself a target for being out of hospital for his wedding day on August 1st 2009. Carl (38) was taken to Pinderfields Hospital following a spinal injury playing for East Leeds on March 29th. Carl remains in good spirits with a positive attitude […]

Warrington keeping the wolf from the door for supporters!
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Warrington keeping the wolf from the door for supporters!

Warrington Wolves are offering free coach travel for their away fixture against Featherstone Rovers. The Warrington club have requested a donation to the RFL Benevolent Fund from all the supporters taking advantage of the scheme. As well as providing much needed support to Warrington Wolves in their Carnegie Challenge Cup tie, it gives a welcome […]