Cyclists Complete Coast to Coast Challenge
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Cyclists Complete Coast to Coast Challenge

Led by ex Wakefield second row, Gary Price, a small group of enthusiastic cyclists have successfully completed the challenge of cycling between Blackpool and Scarborough in daylight hours. The entire crossing took a little over twelve hours, commencing at Blackpool Tower at 5:30 in the morning ,skirting the base of the North Yorkshire Moors and […]

2009 RFL Benevolent Fund Hosts Top Awards.
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2009 RFL Benevolent Fund Hosts Top Awards.

The RFL Benevolent Fund hosted the prestigious RFL Roll of Honor awards at the Galpharm Stadium. The awards are to honour lifelong services to the game of rugby league. MC David Howes, comedian Lee Roberts provided the entertainment shared by 200 guests, mainly supported by ex-players associations. Chief Executive Nigel Wood gave the awards to […]

40 walkers raise  funds on Headingley to Belle View walk
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40 walkers raise funds on Headingley to Belle View walk

Despite a late change of date 40 walkers completed the 16 mile walk between Belle View before the Sky TV game between Leeds and Wakefield. In high spirits all the walkers completed their task and were joined by members of Leon Walkers close family. A special presentation was made by Wakefield legend Neil Fox and […]

Try Assist! – The new name of the RFL Benevolent Fund
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Try Assist! – The new name of the RFL Benevolent Fund

A 12-year-old Hull schoolboy has scooped a prize from his favourite player in a competition to find a marketing slogan for the Rugby League Benevolent Fund, which provides assistance for players suffering serious injury or illness. Schoolboy Ben Winterburn submitted the stripline “Try Assist” to win four best seats for the 2009 engage Grand Final […]