Matt King Olympic Torch Relay
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Matt King Olympic Torch Relay

Matt King carries the Olympic Torch in his home county of Bedfordshire.He was supported by over 50 friends and family, local community, including some of his former team mates at London Broncos. Matt carried the Olympic Torch through the high street in Dunstable. Thousands of people lined the streets to cheer Matt on as the […]

Matt King has been awarded the OBE
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Matt King has been awarded the OBE

Matt King has been awarded the OBE in the Queen’s birthday list in recognition of his inspirational character and his work associated with charities. Statement issued by Matt through the RLF Benevolent Fund. It is such a great honour for me to receive this O.B.E, and I am deeply humbled to have even been considered. […]

STEVE PRESCOTT FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THE FRL BENEVOLENT FUND
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STEVE PRESCOTT FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THE FRL BENEVOLENT FUND

Inspirational Steve Prescott continues his support of the RFL Benevolent Fund through his charitable foundation.  One of the fund’s biggest contributors, the Steve Prescott Foundation has given the RFL Benevolent Fund a further donation of £25,000.  The RFL Benevolent Fund has received over £160,000 during the past three years from the Steve Prescott Foundation. Danny […]

RFL Benevolent Fund Assists Championship Clubs
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RFL Benevolent Fund Assists Championship Clubs

David Singer, pictured with Halifax coach Karl Harrison and Featherstone Rovers coach Daryl Powell, suffered a serious brain injury and was in a coma for several weeks following an incident after the 2010 Championship Grand Final. Halifax fan David, had just celebrated his sides victory over Featherstone Rovers.The former paramedic is currently in a nursing […]

Matt King to carry Olympic Flame
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Matt King to carry Olympic Flame

Former Rugby League player Matt King has been named as one of the 8,000 London 2012 Olympic Torchbearers and will carry the Olympic Torch on its relay through Dunstable in Bedfordshire on July 9. King was seriously injured two weeks after his 17th birthday playing for London Broncos Academy team in 2004. He has a […]

Uncle runs London Marathon for James
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Uncle runs London Marathon for James

Ray Love has decided to run the London Marathon on Sunday April 22nd 2012 in recognition of the work done by the RFL Benevolent Fund. His nephew James Brook, is currently undergoing Proton therapy in the United States of America.  James plays for Oulton Raiders under 16’s and is a member of Leeds Rhinos Scholarship […]

Mark Lilleys update on challenge to help James
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Mark Lilleys update on challenge to help James

Mark is helping to raise monies for James Brook and he has completed his 1st challenge : Mark completed his first ride on the 12th Feb around Stockport. Mark Lilley is a 44 year old Engineer who is a rugby league man through and through.  Mark is also currently the Leeds Rhinos Scholarship Coach and […]

Jimmy’s walk of life
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Jimmy’s walk of life

When Jimmy was paralysed he thought his life was over. Read more for this uplifting story Download full newspaper article here  

Super league Clubs Lead Rally in Support of James
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Super league Clubs Lead Rally in Support of James

The following clubs Warrington, Leeds, Salford, Sheffield Eagles, Hull FC, Hull KR, Catalan Dragons, Bradford, Featherstone, Wakefield have all donated their signed shirts and rugby balls in support of James Brook. In a gesture showing the genuine warmth and care by all the clubs to the wider family of rugby league, the 2012 Stobart Super […]