Garry Purdham Memorial Trust
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Garry Purdham Memorial Trust

The RFL Benevolent Fund have helped to form the Garry Purdham Memorial Trust. Garry played professional rugby for Whitehaven and Workington Town for over 12 years before returning to Egremont Rangers. He was a stalwart of the game and lost his life tragically; a victim of the Cumbrian Shootings. He left behind a loving wife, […]

Tony Collinson aiming to run Nottingham Marathon for fund
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Tony Collinson aiming to run Nottingham Marathon for fund

Earlier this year Tony Colliinson ran the Belfast Marathon and raised £317 for the Benevolent Fund in a time of 3hr 12min 59 secs. Now he is getting fit to run the Nottingham Marathon on the 12th September. Tony says “I started running marathons and half marathons in 2002 following a life threatening injury I […]

Wortley Dragons donate £250
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Wortley Dragons donate £250

Leeds based amateur side, Wortley Dragons, have continued their support of the RFL Benevolent Fund with a donation of £250. The Pennine League Division 2 club have been stalwart supporters of the fund and operate a sponsorship share scheme from monies raised during the close season. The club regard themselves at the heart of their […]

Luke Bryan coaching acheivement
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Luke Bryan coaching acheivement

Ask any coach at any level of any sport how difficult a job coaching can be, you can be sure of the same answers. Stressful, frustrating, pressure, time consuming are just a few that come to mind. None of this however is putting off Luke Bryan, who has just completed his level one Rugby League […]

Kippax Knights ride to support Try Assist.
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Kippax Knights ride to support Try Assist.

Kippax Knights RL have found an intriguing way to support Try Assist, the RFL Benevolent Fund. In conjunction with GR8 Sports of Stockport, they are donating all their monies from a ten man team who will cycle from Skipsea via Driffield to Kippax. The challenge was originally perceived to raise monies for a memorial kit […]

RFL Staff complete 3 Peaks walk for RFL Benevolent fund
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RFL Staff complete 3 Peaks walk for RFL Benevolent fund

RFL staff Darren Rogers, Carl Harrison, Dean Hardman, Nick Boothroyd, Ross Antoniolli, Dave Elliott and Helen Hiley completed the Yorkshire three peaks walk on Friday 25th June raising over £500 for the RFL Benevolent Fund. Dean Hardman says”It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and it was fantastic to raise money for such a great cause”

Warrington Wolves continue to support RFL Benevolent Fund
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Warrington Wolves continue to support RFL Benevolent Fund

Warrington Wolves continue to be one of Super League’s leading supporters of the RFL Benevolent Fund. They recently made a donation of £1 for each adult season ticket purchased. This is in addition to the Club supporting Try Assist events and the Supporters away Travel Club donating profits from recent trips. The club remains a […]

Tony Collinson Runs Belfast Marathon for Fund
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Tony Collinson Runs Belfast Marathon for Fund

Tony Colliinson ran the Belfast Marathon to raise £317 for the Benevolent Fund in a time of 3hr 12min 59 secs. Tony runs for the East Hull Harriers and completed the Marathon in a great time to raise money for a sport that is close to his heart being a rugby player himself. Tony says […]

Napoleon’s Casino Backs Rowing Challenge
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Napoleon’s Casino Backs Rowing Challenge

Rowing hero John Power from the RFL Benevolent Fund receives a cheque from Napoleon’s Casino (Leeds). Napoleon’s Casino sponsored the Carnegie Rowing Challenge for £1,000 and have commited themselves to support the 2011 rowathon by matching their sponsorship and entering a five person team for next years event.