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Wolves star urges men to offload to friends and family

Matty Russell reveals how he copes with the pressures of being a professional Rugby League player.... More

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The RL Cares project that's changing the way men's mental health is tackled

'There's nothing like Offload out there and I'm sure it's going to be a great success' - Dr Phil Cooper More

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Rugby League’s work on mental health recognised at European conference

RL Cares told that Premier League regards Rugby League as being at the forefront of best practice in tackling mental health issues.... More

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Join Kevin Sinfield to celebrate 120 years of the Challenge Cup

Rugby League legend to speak at free event at Heritage Quay in Huddersfield where the sport's greatest trophy takes centre stage... More

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Thousands learn to love League with help from RL Cares

Charity's projects funded by Sport England have given people across the UK their first taste of Rugby League... More

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England and Wolves star reveals how he Offloads the pressure

Friends and family are the key to restoring 'normality' to Mike Cooper's life away from the rugby pitch... More

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Super League star makes a grand saving with Purple Travel club

Fantastic offers available for professional players through the RL Cares Purple Travel Club... More

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Offload ambassador urges men to tackle mental health

'The more you know about building good mental health, the better for everyone, not just yourself' - Chris Houston More

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Offload to family and friends for good mental health

Salford star reveals how a friendly cuddle with his children or a chat with his team- mates helps him get through tough times... More

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Men getting ready to Offload for improved mental health

Players and fans to work together at Salford, Warrington and Widnes on exciting new health projects for men aged 16-plus.... More

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Research confirms viability of National RL Museum

Over 35,000 visitors every year are forecast for the sport's world class facility in Bradford City Hall... More

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Rugby League memories to take centre stage

Story-sharing project is capturing memories of Rugby League in Oldham and Rochdale to create specially-written play... More

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Communities connect to celebrate Asian participation in Rugby League

Successful 12-month project comes to an end with night of sporting celebration... More

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Help us shape the new National Rugby League Museum - please complete our survey

Fans, players and public asked to share their thought on the exciting new museum that will tell the sport's story like never before... More

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Travel club takes care of Rugby League players' needs

Partnership between RL Cares and Purple Travel gives professional RL players access to exclusive holiday deals... More

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Dress down to thrill and help the Danny Jones Defib Fund on Jersey Day 2017

Jersey Day 2017 aims to raise funds to purchase life-saving equipment... More

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Oddballs donate £2,500 to RL Cares

Testicular cancer charity's specially-commissioned pants go down a treat with fans at Magic Weekend... More

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Rugby League mourns Colin Hutton

Hull KR president and former Great Britain coach passes away after illness... More

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Parliament backs National RL Museum plans

MPs and Lords pledge support to RL Cares as the charity prepares to submit funding application for world class museum... More

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Lions roar in record numbers at memorable reunion

Seventy five Rugby League internationals presented with unique heritage number certificates... More

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Rugby League Cares congratulates Tim Adams MBE

"My MBE is a tribute to all those who continue to help us do what we do for injured players and jockeys"... More

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How RL Cares and club foundations make a massive difference

Rugby League clubs remain at the heart of their communities by working in partnership with the sport's charity..' More

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RL Cares mourns Rugby League Lion Chris Young

Former Hull KR winger dies after short illness aged 71... More

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Purple Travel helps put Rugby League players in holiday mood

Online agency become latest addition to the Rugby League Cares Business Club which supports and assists players.... More

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RL Cares grants helping kids get crazy about Rugby League

Hundreds of youngsters benefit from support from the sport's charity... More

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RAF get ready to land at Grand Final after raffle win

Armed Forces team wins Old Trafford box after selling over 4,500 tickets in the RL Cares Community Game Raffle... More

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Rugby League Cares raffles raises record total for grassroots clubs

£50,000 generated for community game and RL Cares from best- ever fundraising raffle... More

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Dance programme helps light up the Four Nations

International tournament sees hundreds of youngsters from across the UK performing and enjoying Rugby League.. More

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Rugby League mourns David Cholmondeley

Funeral service for former Halifax, Keighley, Kent Invicta and Sheffield Eagles player to be held at Elland on Monday... More

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Rugby League family loses three valued members

Condolences after Tommy Martyn Snr, Kevin O'Loughlin and Anne Larder pass away... More

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Fundraising dinner does the business for Rugby League Cares

Wayne Bennett, Andrew Cole, Kevin Sinfield MBE, Clarke Carlisle and Tanya Arnold help make it a night to remember for business leaders... More

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Andrew Cole to be keynote speaker at Business in Sport dinner

Andrew Cole, one of the most decorated players in the history of English football, will be the keynote speaker at next week’s fundraising Business in Sport dinner organised by the charity, Rugby League Cares. More

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Tanya Arnold to host Business In Sport dinner

Highly-respected BBC broadcaster looking forward to bringing business leaders and sporting legends together... More

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Search is on for Rugby League’s historic lost treasure

Public's help needed to track down the book detailing the events at the 1895 breakaway meeting... More

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Heritage takes centre stage at Voice of the Fans event

Strong line-up of speakers at Heritage Quay in Huddersfield for Supporters Direct conference... More

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Hit the road to Rio at Old Trafford on Grand Final day

Supporters urged to join in fun fundraising cycle rides in the Fanzone on Saturday afternoon... More

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RAF Rugby League rally to make raffle a huge success

Armed Forces personnel volunteer to help with the massive task of folding over 8,000 stubs for Community Game Raffle... More

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Kevin Sinfield and Wayne Bennett confirmed as speakers at Business In Sport dinner

Internationally respected sports personalities to speak at fund-raising dinner for RL Cares... More

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National Sporting Heritage Day webchat with Prof Tony Collins

Rugby League's foremost historian answers your question about the game's rich heritage... More

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Exciting career opportunity with Rugby League Cares

Health and wellbeing expert sought to work on Big Lottery project... More

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Help us celebrate National Sporting Heritage Day on Friday

Fans urged too share their special memories of Rugby League's rich history on day of national celebration... More

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Still time to be part of Formation Four Nations

Dance groups urged to get in touch to become part of a memorable international dance experience... More

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A chance to make Rugby League dreams (including your own) come true…

Help us help the Rugby League family and send you to the other side of the world by supporting the Community Game raffle... More

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Help us identify this week's mystery images

Visit our Facebook page to put names to faces and matches from down the years... More

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Your chance to dance on the international stage

Dance groups sought for memorable experience on day of opening fixture of 2016 Four Nations in Hull... More

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Bradford to be home of National Rugby League Museum

Grade 1-listed City Hall to house 'world class' museum from 2020... More

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Rugby League stars are on the money for currency trading day

Current and past players take on rivals from rugby union to raise funds for two great charities... More

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Morley to follow Peacock back into rugby action

The sport's most capped player comes out of retirement to help Rugby League Cares... More

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A fond celebration of the sport's rich heritage

Follow us on Twitter to see some evocative memories brought back to life every Monday... More

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Ladbrokes give massive boost to our player welfare programme

Kevin Sinfield and Challenge Cup sponsors team up to donate £25,000 to RL Cares... More

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Wayne Bennett to inspire Northern Powerhouse leaders

England coach will deliver keynote speech to business leaders at fundraising dinner... More

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Wembley dancers all ready to take centre stage

Youngsters from across the country primed to light up the 2016 Challenge Cup final... More

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Help us make a difference to the whole Rugby League family

Francis Maloney urges players and fans to show their support for Rugby League Cares, the charity that saved his life... More

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An invitation to celebrate the 2016 Lance Todd Trophy winner

Tickets now on sale for the 70th annual presentation of award to the Challenge Cup final man of the match... More

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Lizzie Jones recognised as a Woman of Achievement

Hugely successful Danny Jones Defibrillator Fund sees Lizzie become a 2016 Woman of the Year... More

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Giants players sign up as members of Rugby League Cares

Super League club becomes latest to join the sport's official charity... More

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Celebrate the sport's past with us on social media every Monday

RL Cares champions the heroes and magic moments of yesteryear every Monday, and needs your help to tell Rugby League's story... More

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Highto's final Ride To Rio blog: blown away by the Wow! factor

Paul Highton reflects on his life-changing Ride to Rio adventure and looks ahead to what life has in store... More

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Paul and Keith complete fantastic journey on Ride To Rio

Rugby League fans urged to support amazing fundraising venture by former Super League stars... More

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Highto's Ride to Rio blog, Day 37: fuelling the dream in the world's friendliest country

Steak, steak and more steak is keeping Paul Highton spinning as the team near the end of their 3,000-mile adventure... More

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Highto's Ride to Rio blog, Day 35: throwing a wobbler as the unthinkable almost happens

Mud-clogged derailleurs threaten to de-rail the adventure as Paul Highton and the rest of the team continue south through the backwaters of Brazil... More

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Keith's Ride To Rio blog, Day 14: Going for the full Brazilian

A day spent riding in monsoon rain leaves Keith Senior reflecting on delicious cake and a near-miss at breakfast... More

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Highto's Ride to Rio blog, Day 33: Why Brazil is just like Blackpool...

After a good day in the saddle for seasoned cyclist Paul Highton, the Brazilian weather prepares to get even... More

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Keith's Ride To Rio blog, Day 13: A legend of a day on the bike

The team munch up the miles as they ride through Brazil with talk of scary clowns,scarier movie remakes and some deep philosophical thinking... More

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Keith's Ride to Rio blog, Day 12: Ooh Betty, Highto's done a whoopsy in the sand

With Rio almost in sight, the team discover that cycling through Brazil can be a blood and sand affair.... More

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Highto's Ride to Rio blog, Day 32: simply nuts about Brazil

As the Maracanã Stadium gets ever nearer, Paul Highton reflects on how the Brazilian leg of the Ride to Rio has given him a new perspective on life... More

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Keith's Ride To Rio Blog, Day 10: Groundhog Day and headbanging

The riders' morale is affected by delays, diet and potholes on a tough day in the saddle... More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog Day 9: The Death Highway

Keith and the team battle their environment - there are some scary moments! More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog Day 8: "Do you love cycling?"

A day of relentless rain and bad roads but an unstoppable team makes it to the next checkpoint. More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog: Day 7

With all the rain and cobbles, we could think they were in Yorkshire! More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog Day 6

Slow progress but a beautiful end destination. More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog: Day 4 - today was a good day

Keith's soft side come out as he can't resist sharing his lunch with some local children. He is bread jealous of Charlie's sandwiches now. More

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Flesh eating bugs, dangerous obstacles and frustrating set-backs - the Ride to Rio toughens.

Brazil day 3 has been one of the most difficult yet for the team but their inspirational commitment to the challenge enables them to see the funny side. More

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Keith’s Ride To Rio Blog: Day 2

On long adventures like this the challenge is as much mental as it is physical and it is a big struggle to keep yourself entertained at times. More

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Young dancers have Wembley on their minds

Join The Momentum bringing dancers together from across the country for Challenge Cup spectacular... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Pulling together for a 1,600-mile journey of a lifetime

Teamwork the key for Keith Senior as he joins the South American leg of the Ride To Rio... More

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Ride to Rio blog: End of the European road as Brazil beckons

Magic moment reminds Highto of the magnitude of his amazing 1,123-mile journey across a whole continent... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Feeling flat but falling for Portuguese roads

After another hot day in the saddle, Paul Highton is learning to love the ups and downs of cycling... More

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Signed, sealed and donated - an heroic autograph collection

Former Hull KR player Keith Farnhill makes generous donation too Rugby League Cares... More

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Ride to Rio blog: The day I was adopted by Portugal and Yorkshire

In a divided Europe, Paul Highton plays diplomat by agreeing to the annexation of Saddleworth by Yorkshire (the Spain-Portugal Highto Agreement)... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Bonking, aching and addicted to pedalling

Paul Highton and the Ride to Rio team approach a hard-earned rest day in good shape and less than 50 miles from the Portuguese border... More

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Help us encourage the stars of tomorrow

How your support helps Rugby League Cares make sure the sport's grass roots thrives... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Fuelling the dream in the real Spain

Paul Highton can't forget the sun in his jealous sky as he cycles through fields of barley (and grapes)... More

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How your donations makes a difference to our players

Masters graduate James Mendeika and Ireland of Bradford is one of many players to benefit from a Rugby League Cares grant... More

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Legends to be celebrated in style at RL Hall of Fame dinner

From battling rivals to best of friends, Alec Murphy OBE remembers the late, great Mick Sullivan... More

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Ride to Rio blog: How a naughty schoolboy tamed the pain in Spain

Paul Highton gets a taste for Spanish fly (the ones that stick to your teeth)... More

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Ride to Rio blog: mountains loom as Highto breezes into Biarritz

At the end of Week One, former Salford and Wales player Paul Highton reflects on why he's doing a 3,000-mile Ride to Rio for Rugby League Cares... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Highto crashes his way to a maiden century

Paul Highton edges nearer Rio after emergency repairs and an unscheduled close encounter with French tarmac... More

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Ride to Rio blog: Randy dogs and a snap on the chain gang

Show your support for Paul Highton as he pedals from London to Rio to help current and retired Rugby League players More

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Celebrate the historic achievements of Rugby League's Indomitables

70 years before the England RU team did it, the first British team to win a Test series 3-0 Down Under took centre stage... More

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Ride to Rio blog: the hills have highs (and roomies have lows)

Paul Highton on the ups and downs of a 3,000-mile cycling trip from London to Rio de Janeiro... More

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Please support Paul on his amazing Ride to Rio

Hugely popular ex-Salford star sets off on London-Brazil epic challenge for RL Cares... More

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Rugby League Cares announces All Sport Insurance as new partner

New partner will provide insurance expertise for Rugby League players... More

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Statement from the family of Ronan Costello

Huddersfield Giants youngster helps five others after his death... More

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Hall of Fame legends gather to celebrate Roger and Sully

Five Hall of Fame members confirmed as guests of honour at gala dinner in Hull... More

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Lions and Blue Dogs take delivery of defibrillators

Lizzie presents life-saving equipment to National Conference and Pennine League clubs... More

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Hornets and Eagles stars join Rugby League Cares

Championship and League 1 players show their support for the sport's charity... More

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Paul ready to hit the heights on the Road to Rio

Monkeys, wild dogs and armed bandits add to sense of adventure in South America... More

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Vote now for Heritage Quay and the RL Cares Archives collaboration

Rugby League fans urged to support RL Cares heritage partner in national poll... More

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Share your #MondayRLMemories

Game's glorious past relived every Monday on Twitter... More

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Hall of Fame legends to leave lasting legacy on Rugby League in Hull

RL Cares links up with Hull KR Community Trust to give Roger Millward a send off to remember... More

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Funeral arrangements for Ronan Costello

Huddersfield Giants Academy player to be laid to rest on Friday... More

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Matt King aims for inspirational Great North Run treble

Matt set for another epic challenge to raise funds for RL Cares... More

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A message from the family of Ronan Costello

Fans and wellwishers asked to donate to Danny Jones defibrillator fund... More

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Rugby League fans take defibrillator campaign to their hearts

Lizzie 'blown away' by campaign that is keeping Danny Jones's memory alive... More

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Rugby League mourns Ronan Costello

Huddersfield youngster passes away after tragic accident... More

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Ronan Costello: family statement

Statement issued on behalf of the family of Ronan Costello More

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Rugby League Cares dance project is a magical hit

Over 800 boys and girls light up Newcastle with fantastic dance performance at Magic Weekend... More

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Reunions dinner to celebrate the lives of Roger and Sully

Hall of Fame members Mick Sullivan and Roger Millward MBE to be toasted by their peers and fans... More

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Buy your Danny Jones defib fund T shirt at Summer Bash

Fundraising T-shirts on sale at Championship and iPro Sport Cup final extravaganza... More

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Order your Danny Jones defibrillator fund T-shirt NOW!

Limited edition T-shirt available for pre-order from today... More

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Memorabilia and memories sought from historic 1946 Lions tour

Post-War tourists to be celebrated at special event in Huddersfield in July... More

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Hillsborough Hawks take heart at receiving first ‘DJ’ defibrillator

South Yorkshire club become first to benefit from fund-raising campaign... More

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Buy your Danny Jones Defib Fund T-shirt at Magic Weekend

Exclusive T-shirt on sale in the Fanzone at St James' Park on Saturday and Sunday to help raise funds for life-saving campaign... More

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Cycle into the Olympic spirit and raise funds for Rugby League Cares

Are you up for the challenge of riding 3,000 miles in just 24 hours for a good cause? More

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Rugby AM Legends link up with Rugby League Cares

Keith Senior will spearhead campaign to persuade former players to pull on their boots for exhibition games... More

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Rugby League mourns Roger Millward MBE

RL Hall of Fame member and Ashes-winning stand-off dies after long illness... More

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St Helens sign up as RL Cares members

St Helens pave the way for rugby league fundraising with the help of the Steve Prescott Foundation. More

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Stars hit the road to Rio for Rugby League Cares

Ex-Rugby League professionals Keith Senior & Paul Highton will be joined in the epic adventure by Mike Tomlinson & TV presenter Charlie Webster as they journey from London’s Olympic Stadium to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. More

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Exciting National Rugby League Museum plans revealed

One of the world’s leading museum professionals has been commissioned to lead a feasibility study into plans for a permanent home for Rugby League’s rich collection of heritage and archive material. More

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Rugby League Cares travelling exhibition has found a home for the Spring!

Until summer 2016, the story of Rugby League will fill the atrium of the National Football Museum in Central Manchester. More

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New Lease of Life For Luke!

Thanks to a £80,000 donation from the Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) through the Rugby League Benevolent Fund Luke Bryan will move into a specially adapted home in Haydock. More

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RFL Benevolent Fund receives £80,000 donation from Steve Prescott Foundation

This generous donation of £80,000 from the Steve Prescott Foundation will assist the charity to provide help and support for people who have suffered life-changing injuries playing rugby league. More

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Rugby League Foundation Dance Leaders Come together for a piece of Magic

Last week, 16 dance leaders from foundations and community groups across the North came together in Manchester to create the final Join the Momentum piece for Magic Weekend 2016. More

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Lizzie Proud to Launch Danny Jones Defibrillator Fund

Singer Lizzie Jones is spearheading a new campaign to raise funds for equipment that could prove the difference between life and death at Rugby League clubs across the UK. More

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Gary Carter Finally Home After Spending Months Fighting For Life in Hospital

Popular and respected freelance journalist Gary Carter was the subject of a vicious attack in early November, after covering the International Series game in London. More

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11 Foundations, 7 Community Groups, 5 Newcastle Schools are gearing up for a Magic Performance

The collaboration of these groups will see over 500 dancers perform at St James Park when Magic Weekend hits the North East in May. More

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2016 Grants Dates Announced!

Enabling more people to play more Rugby League more often. More

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Entire St Helens Team Become Members of Rugby League Cares

St Helens are in, are you? #oneinallin More

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Join More Than 50 Great British Lions at the Lions Lunch on Saturday 30th January

More than 50 former British Lions are attending the Lions Celebratory Lunch on Saturday 30th January at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford. More

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Join the Momentum open for Magic Weekend 2016 registration

Rugby League Cares are offering Rugby League Foundation Dance groups the opportunity to perform at Magic Weekend 2016 and are now accepting registration from dance leaders. More

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Invitation to Lunch with Legends - the Great British Lions Annual Event.

Guests are welcome to attend the British Lions Reunion Lunch, including Past Players Associations and supporters. More

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Founding Club Replica Shirts: Closing Date for Christmas Orders 15th December

There is only one week left to submit orders for replica shirts in time for Christmas! Clubs still in stock: Broughton, Liversedge, Bradford, Runcorn, Rochdale, St Helens, Manningham, Widnes, Brighouse, Tyldesley and Stockport. More

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RL Cares Community Raffle Winners Announced

The 2015 Rugby League Cares’ Community Raffle has come to an end and we are delighted to announce 25 winners! There are 6 winning tickets, 7 top-selling club prizes, 10 luck-dip club prizes and 1 top-selling school/college/university More

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Rugby League Cares Cultural Partnership Success

Using the arts and delving into history, Rugby League Cares' cultural partnership is taking off in 15 communities with the help of local Rugby League Foundations. More

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Brad Parker Family Statement

Statement issued on behalf of the Parker family by the RFL Benevolent Fund. More

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Fundraising Campaign Launches for Gary Carter and Family

Rugby League Cares, in partnership with the Rugby League Writers Association and the RFL Benevolent Fund, have opened a JustGiving page to assist Gary Carter and his family. More

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Two Rugby League legends inducted into Hall of Fame

Albert Goldthorpe and Shaun Edwards OBE will become the latest members of the Rugby League Hall of Fame when they are inducted into the sport’s exclusive club this evening. More

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Join the Momentum Wins Award for Biggest Dance of Summer 2015.

Rugby League Cares' dance programme, Join the Momentum, secures acclaim for Challenge Cup Final 2015 half-time show. More

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'ONE IN, ALL IN' in action: Rugby League Cares and Player Welfare

It is so vital to our sport that we do not abandon our sporting heroes when they can no longer play for our team. The message of ‘One In, All In’ does not only apply to those wearing our team colours. More

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The RFL Benevolent Fund: the epitome of 'ONE IN, ALL IN', supporting injured players.

'ONE IN, ALL IN' in action: Throughout Rugby League Cares week, we will be sharing stories about our work and how we apply our mantra, 'ONE IN, ALL IN', across the game. Today: The RFL Benevolent Fund. More

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RL Cares Heritage: The breakaway of the Northern Union was our Game's first cry of ‘One In, All In'.

Throughout Rugby League Cares week, we will be sharing stories about our work and how we apply, 'ONE IN, ALL IN', across the game. More

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'ONE IN, ALL IN' in action: Rugby League Cares Grassroots Grants and Community Raffle

Throughout Rugby League Cares week, we will be sharing stories about our work and how we apply our mantra, 'ONE IN, ALL IN', across the game. More

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Rugby League Cares Week Launches 'One In, All In'.

Rugby League Cares' new campaign, 'One In, All In', launches with a moving video. More

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Rugby League Cares Week Launches Monday 26th October

The first ever Rugby League Cares week is set to start on 26th October with the new campaign, 'One In, All In'. More

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Replica Shirts Available of the 22 Founding Clubs First Northern Union Jerseys

Rugby League Cares has recreated the original shirts, worn 120 years ago, by each of the founding 22 clubs, as part of the 120 years celebrations. More

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120th Anniversary Replica Shirt

Rugby League Cares has replicated the first ever international shirt worn by the first England Northern Union team. Only 120 have been made! More

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Buy your 120 Year Anniversary Challenge Cup Final 2015 Programme through RL Cares.

Did you miss out on the Challenge Cup Final this year? Did you lose or damage the copy you bought at the game? Not to worry - you can acquire one through us - all proceeds to RL Cares! More

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Supporters Direct Voice of the Fans Event

Saturday 17th October 2015 – 10:30am to 4:30pm Heritage Quay, Huddersfield University. More

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Rugby Union and Rugby League Players Clash in FX Contest

AFEX, one of the world’s largest non-bank providers of global payment, foreign currency and risk management solutions, played host to a unique encounter between stars of rugby league and rugby union. More

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Grand Final Prize Draw with Prostate Cancer UK

Prostate Cancer UK and Rugby League Cares have joined forces again to offer Rugby League fans the ultimate money-can’t-buy experience. More

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The Momentum Continues at Challenge Cup Final 2015

Saturday 29th August saw 425 dancers of all ages perform a newly commissioned piece 'Try Then/Try Now' live at Wembley Stadium to celebrate and commemorate 120 years of Rugby League. More

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A standing ovation as the momentum grows!

Sunday 23rd August saw the full company of hundreds of dancers perform a spectacular dress rehearsal of 'Try Then/Try Now' to the crowd at Widnes Vikings vs Hull KR. More

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Wembley statue sculptor hopes to put a smile on fans’ faces

In honour of the 120th anniversary of Rugby League, this statue will be unveiled on the exact day the Northern Union was formed in the George Hotel, Huddersfield in 1895. More

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Wembley box up for grabs at the Challenge Cup Final!

A Wembley box is up for silent auction, in aid of the RFL Benevolent Fund, Danny Jones appeal and Zac France. More

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Grants Application Deadline Extended

There's now an extra week to apply for a Rugby League Cares grassroots grant. More

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Community Game Raffle: Early Bird Winners Announced

Rugby League Cares is pleased to announce the winners of the Early Bird raffle count. For the first time, the Community Game Raffle is rewarding both categories of participants: community clubs and school/college/university teams. More

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Phoenix Dance Theatre to host Join the Momentum

Before it heads out on the road next week, Join the Momentum and its associated Foundations will be at Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds for the day. More

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Walk on and Join the Momentum!

Walkers put their best foot forwards as the Founders Walked danced its way out of South Leeds Stadium on the third day of the walk. More

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Promotion chasers to take Founders Walk in their stride

Leigh Centurions’ first-team squad will take time out of their busy Kingstone Press Championship schedule on Thursday July 23 to walk a stage of the Rugby League Founders Walk. More

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Perform at Wembley Stadium!

Join Rugby League Cares, Rugby League Foundations and Phoenix Dance Theatre as they celebrate 120 years of The Rugby Football League. More

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Parliamentary praise for Rugby League Founders Walk

The Leader of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP has sent Parliament’s best wishes to everyone who will be celebrating the 120th anniversary of Rugby League in the Founders Walk later this month. More

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Launch of the Founders Walk

The RFL and RL Cares invite you to join us on part of the Founders Walk to celebrate 120 Years of Rugby League. More

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Tragic Death of Young Rugby League Player

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of former Leeds Rhinos’ Academy player James Brook, who has lost his battle with cancer. More

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Momentum continues for Dance progamme at Magic Weekend

The momentum certainly continued for the Rugby League Cares dance programme at Magic Weekend with over 440 people performing at St. James' Park. More

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Magic Weekend Prize Draw

Prostate Cancer UK and Rugby League Cares are offering you the opportunity of a lifetime! More

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The Momentum grows

Partners from across the North East, North West and Yorkshire are jumping on board with Rugby League Cares Dance Programme Join the Momentum as it approaches its second milestone performance at Rugby Leagues Magic Weekend. More

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Prostate Cancer UK links up with Rugby League Cares

Stars from all 12 First Utility Super League clubs proudly stand side by side as one super team - Men United - as Prostate Cancer UK today links up with Rugby League Cares. More

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VACANCY at Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct are looking for a new Junior Casework Officer. More

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Connor Lynes helped by The RFL Benevolent Fund

The RFL Benevolent Fund is supporting Connor's family through this horrific time. More

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Join the Momentum in Schools!

Rugby League Foundations, Community Dance Groups and now schools are Joining the Momentum! More

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The road to France is paved with good intentions.

Rugby League road trip to Widnes vs Catalans in aid of RL Cares More

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Rovers return to Join the Momentum!

The Hull KR Education and Sport Trust are great supporters of Join the Momentum and we are thrilled they will be performing on the pitch at St James Park at Magic Weekend. More

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Linzi Prescott in Great Manchester Run Training with Paula Radcliffe!

Linzi is raising money for the Steve Prescott foundation by running the Great Manchester Run. More

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Community Group Infusion Dance Join the Momentum

Infusion Dance took part in the RLWC2013 Dance Programme and are thrilled to be involved in Rugby League again. More

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Tigers Foundation Join the Momentum

The Tigers Foundation continue their involvement with the Rugby League Cares Dance Programme and are thrilled to be taking their 'Paws Dance Academy' on the road to Magic Weekend through Join the Momentum More

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The Momentum is Building!

The Saints Community Development Foundation will be represented by over 200 young people at Magic Weekend as part of the Join the Momentum project. More

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Community Groups get in on the Act!

Join the Momentum is open to groups of all ages and abilities. More

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Wolves take the lead!

Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation are the first to sign up to Join the Momentum at Magic Weekend More

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Publication of New Heritage Book: Huddersfield in World War I

The 'Huddersfield Rugby League: A Lasting Legacy' heritage project has published a new book, Huddersfield in World War I. More

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A Chance to Dance at MAGIC WEEKEND 2015

Rugby League Cares Dance Programme – Join the Momentum is looking to attract more than 500 Dancers to take part in a spectacular performance at Magic Weekend. More

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Community Raffle 2014 results are in!

Dudley Hill supporter scoops first prize holiday to Australia to watch the NRL Grand Final! More

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RUGBY LEAGUE HERITAGE ON TOUR VISITS ROCHDALE AS STAR ATTRACTION OF HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Rochdale's pioneering role in rugby league history will be celebrated when the brand new 'Rugby League Heritage On Tour' exhibition visits the town on 2nd December for two weeks. More

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2014 Four Nations honours the Rorke's Drift

Find out more about the Rorke's Drift - last Sunday's nail-biting England vs. Australia game honoured 100 years since one of Rugby League most iconic tests. More

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‘Stadium to Stage’ with Join the Momentum

Join the Momentum's next dance project will take place at a Community Show at Castleford Phoenix Theatre on Monday 10th December. More

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Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available to download! More

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The Launch of our Travelling Rugby League Heritage Tour

Check out the video of the launch our Travelling Rugby League Heritage Tour! More

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Matt King: Spinal Cord Injury Association Awards

Matt, who was paralysed from the neck down in a tackle during his first game for the London Broncos Academy in 2004 at the age of 17, was the man of the night, being commended twice during the evening. More

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Rugby League Cares pays tribute to David Gronow

Rugby League Cares is saddened to hear of the recent death of David Gronow: author and club historian at Huddersfield Giants. More

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Playing the Joker - Review

Don't miss your chance to see Red Ladder's play about the Rugby League and television icon, Eddie Waring. More

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Pete Stephenson's Swimming Challenge Blog - Part One

RL Cares Ambassador, Pete Stephenson writes about his motivations for undertaking his swimming challenge for Rugby League Cares. More

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How Rugby League Cares supports inspirational individuals in the game

Rugby League Cares is working with inspirational individuals to provide opportunities to develop the game and encourage participation... More

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Funeral arrangements for Steve Prescott MBE

A Requiem Mass for Steve Prescott MBE will be celebrated at Lowe House Church, North Road, St Helens WA10 2BJ on Monday November 18 at 11.00am. More

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STATEMENT FROM STEVE PRESCOTT FOUNDATION

Official Statement from the Steve Prescott Foundation. More

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RL Cares Tribute to Steve Prescott MBE.

Rugby League Cares wishes to join everyone from across Rugby League, the sporting world and beyond in paying tribute to Steve his remarkable achievements and send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. More

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Volunteers Needed!

We are currently seeking volunteers to assist us with the delivery of a number of new and exciting projects. Could you help RL Cares? More

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RLWC Celebration Day

Fans can enjoy listening to a galaxy of rugby league stars in a series of panels... More

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RL Cares meets Usain Bolt

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, recently took time out of his training schedule at Brunel University to speak to RL Cares ‘Engage with your club’ administrator Sean Mellor. More

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Fans asked to name the new past players association

Rugby League Cares is creating a central Past Players Association – and they want fans to come up with a catchy name for the new association More

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ISC Partner with Rugby League Cares and Release Clothing Range

Leading apparel manufacturers ISC, who supply some of the world’s leading rugby league teams, have become the latest company to partner with Rugby League Cares, the sport’s official charity. More

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Volunteers Needed

Rugby League Cares has been given permission to run a bucket collection at the Festival of World Cups Finals Day, 14 July, Headingley Carnegie Stadium. More

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Official Launch of Rugby League’s exciting new Charity

Who cares about the past, the present and the future of Rugby League? More

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Winners set to engage again

It’s been a busy start to the 2013 Engage with your club campaign with over 60 clubs already signed up to the initiative since its launch by England head coach Steve McNamara last month. More

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McNamara launches engage with your club

England coach Steve McNamara took time out from his Rugby League World Cup preparation to visit his former community club, Skirlaugh Bulls, and lend his support to the launch of the 2013 “engage with your club” initiative. More

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Ryan Glynn Statement

RFL Benevolent Fund issues statement regarding Ryan Glynn. More

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Rugby League Cares Instructor Lands National Award

Martin Coyd, the instructor delivering Mental Health First Aid Training for Rugby League Cares has been recognised as an Exceptional Instructor and given a Champions Award at the Mental Health First Aid Awards at the House of Lords. More

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Pcubed Rugby League Varsity Match Supports Rugby League Cares

The Pcubed Rugby League Varsity Match has announced Rugby League Cares as its charity partner for 2013. More

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engage with your club returns for 2013

The successful Rugby League volunteering initiative, “engage with your club”, which helps community clubs to improve their facilities will run again in 2013. More

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Hull KR Great Reveals Hidden Secret at Cross-Code Trophy Launch

On Wednesday, 23rd January, the seventieth anniversary of the very first cross-code rugby game, former Hull Kingston Rovers and Great Britain star Alan Burwell will launch... More

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Melbourne Storm to hold masterclass in Leeds

Australia’s top coach and captain, Craig Bellamy and Cameron Smith of Melbourne Storm, will hold a Rugby League masterclass... More

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Baht’ats support Rugby League Cares

Baht’ats Masters Rugby League club have thrown their weight behind Rugby League Cares donating £500. More

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Rugby League Cares Winter Newsletter

The first ever Rugby League Cares newsletter has been released More

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Former player embarks on Clipper challenge

Former Doncaster Rovers and York City Knights player, Craig Forsyth, is preparing to embark on an epic challenge to raise funds awareness, for the Try Assist Benevolent Fund. Forsyth has signed up to take part in two gruelling legs... More

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Jimmy Gittins 10th anniversary

2012 marked 10 years since Jimmy Gittins life was changed forever. More

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Rugby League Cares received a massive £14k donation

The Rugby League Cares charity has benefited by just under £14,000 thanks to this year’s Community Game Raffle More

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RFL Benevolent Fund 2012 Christmas cards

The RFL Benevolent Fund’s 2012 Christmas cards which feature the inspirational Matt King OBE carrying the Olympic Torch are now available to purchase. More

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England Sign Up to Rugby League Cares

Trustees and Cares General Manager recently met the England Rugby League squad, who are proud to become some of the charities first members. More

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Masters back Rugby League Cares

Both the Australian Masters Rugby League squad and the Bah ‘tats backed Rugby League Cares last week before their game at Bradford Dudley Hill which came as part of tourists three-week tour of the UK. More

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The 2012 Engage Community Award winners

The Super League trophy wasn’t the only prize handed out this weekend with a host of volunteers and community clubs rewarded for their efforts over the last 12 months. More

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Political Animals announce Cares as new charity

The Political Animals RLFC have announced Rugby League Cares as the club’s new charity. More

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Shortlist announced for Engage Community Awards

The RFL would like to announce the nominees for the 2012 Engage Community Awards. More

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Cares supports the Steve Prescott Foundation

Rugby League Cares is delighted to announce its commitment to the on-going work of the Steve Prescott Foundation and will be supporting their forthcoming challenge... More

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Engage Mutual lends helping hand to RL clubs

Pro-active grassroots Rugby League clubs across the UK have benefitted from improved facilities thanks to Engage Mutual’s ‘engage with your club’ initiative. More

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Parliament hails Rugby League Cares

Members of Parliament have endorsed the new Rugby League Charity Rugby League Cares, which brings together the elements of the RFL philanthropic activities. More

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Rugby League Cares safeguard Trevor Foster collection

We have safeguarded the future of the Trevor Foster collection of Rugby League memorabilia by purchasing this important piece of the sport’s heritage and providing it on permanent loan back to the Bulls Foundation’s heritage project. More

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Rugby League Cares about mental wellbeing

Rugby League Cares has created an initiative with funding from Sport Relief which aims to improve mental wellbeing in Rugby League communities through the work of the Super League clubs’ own charitable foundations. More

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This Sporting Life screening

A special public film showing sponsored by Rugby League Cares of the classic film This Sporting Life (1963) will take place at Hyde Park cinema in Leeds tonight (Tuesday September 4) at 7.45 More

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An Exciting New Era

Here to explain all the details is former Great Britain star and chairman of Rugby League Cares, Terry Flanagan. More

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Volunteers continue to engage with their clubs

More than 30 grassroots Rugby League clubs across the country have held volunteering events this summer to transform their facilities as part of an initiative supported by former Super League title sponsor Engage Mutual. More

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RFL and Sport Relief

In League Together is a long-term partnership between the RFL and Sport Relief aimed at helping communities, both at home in the UK and the world's poorest countries. More

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