Jordan Cox
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Statement from the Rugby League Benevolent Fund, on behalf of the family of Jordan Cox: The family of Jordan Cox are devastated by his passing earlier today. Jordan, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington Wolves, Sheffield Eagles, Doncaster and York City Knights, was 27. He died at home in Hull, in circumstances believed […]

Mose Masoe
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Mose Masoe

Statement from Hull KR: Following Mose’s surgery last night, he is awake and alert and has continued to show signs of improvement. Mose has an overwhelmingly positive mindset and would like to thank everyone for their concern and well wishes. He would also like to extend special thanks to staff at Leeds General Infirmary for […]

Archie Bruce
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Archie Bruce

On 18th August 2019, tragically whilst in France, aged 20 years, Archie, deeply loved son of Stephen and Beverley, loving and much loved brother of Cameron, Finley and Ruby, beloved grandson of Anne & Ian, Pat & Bill also a dearly loved nephew and cousin. Everyone will be welcome to the service of thanksgiving and […]

Petro Dixon Statement
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Petro Dixon Statement

Statement issued on behalf of Petro Dixon’s family through the RFL Benevolent Fund It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved  and much loved Petro. Petro ,aged 10 years old, died following a freak accident at the ground of Cadishead Rhinos. This followed an impromptu game of rugby after the end of Cadishead […]

Masters Rugby League Donation
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Masters Rugby League Donation

Masters Rugby League presented a cheque for £3500.00 to their chosen charity the Rugby League Benevolent Fund at heir festival at Wigan St Judes on Saturday 6th October. The festival saw a Dads n Lads team 9 father and son pairs all over the age of 35 take on a Great Britain Masters Lions team […]

Harry Sykes Funeral
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Harry Sykes Funeral

The family of Harry Sykes have announced the funeral service for Harry will take place at Parkwood Crematorium, Elland, at 3.15 pm on Monday 1st October. This will be followed by a celebration of Harry’s life to be held at Brighouse Sports Club, the home of Brighouse Rangers Rugby League Club. Harry’s family wish to express […]

Harry Sykes Statement
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Harry Sykes Statement

The RFL Benevolent Fund is deeply saddened to announce the tragic passing of 16 year old Harry Sykes. His family thank everyone for their kind thoughts but wish to be left alone at this most difficult of times. A further statement will be issued when appropriate. (Issued by the Burton & Sykes family through the […]

Max Blakeley Statement
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Max Blakeley Statement

Birkenshaw Rugby League Club are sorry to inform of the passing of 32 year old Max Blakeley. Max came off the pitch and later became poorly. Paramedics were called but were unable to revive him. His family have requested privacy at this difficult time. The Club will issue a further statement when appropriate.

Scott Rooke Injury update
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Scott Rooke Injury update

  Scott Rooke was injured whilst playing for Workington Town against Whitehaven in the annual derby clash for the Ike Southward Memorial trophy. 23 year old Rooke remains in Newcastle RVI where he is receiving the best specialist care possible and continues to undergo tests. The RFL Benevolent Fund are in close contact with Scott […]

Evan Hawksworth Funeral Arrangements
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Evan Hawksworth Funeral Arrangements

The funeral of Evan Hawksworth will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell LS26 0QL on Tuesday July 25th at 1:00 p.m. followed by a private cremation. Evans wake will be held at Lofthouse Golf Club. Evan’s father Gary wishes to thank his family and friends for their continued overwhelming support. He also wishes to […]