About Us

Welcome to The RFL Benevolent Fund

The Rugby Football League Benevolent Fund welcomes genuine supporters of the game to the new, purpose built, independent website. This innovative website hopes to provide a variety of news and features dealing with all aspects of the charity from fundraising to articles about specific Rugby League injuries. We hope to give an insight into the workings of the organisation and how individuals might help.

The website will be updated weekly and regards itself as an important messenger of the RFL Benevolent Fund. As a user of the website please get involved and be part of the Rugby League family in supporting those who might need us most.

Though the tough physical nature of Rugby League is one of the things fans love about the game, it unfortunately means that, on occasion, serious life changing accidents can occur. While these are thankfully rare, the effect on the individuals concerned is devastating. The Rugby League Benevolent Fund was established to help players who suffer such injuries. This short film gives a brief insight into the work of the Fund, with contributions from the trustees and beneficiaries, including Pete Stephenson, John Burke, Jimmy Gittens and Paul Kilbride.