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Gaming collection joins the sport’s archive
Category: General, Heritage

Gaming collection joins the sport’s archive

Rugby League Cares has added a comprehensive collection of Rugby League computer games to the sport’s archives following a donation by lifelong fan Steve Hogan. The software covers a wide range of platforms, from the ZX Spectrum and Nintendo NES through to Sony Playstation, PC games and Sega Megadrive spanning nearly 40 years of gaming. […]

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Rugby League’s National Programme Archive nears 25,000 milestone 
Category: Heritage

Rugby League’s National Programme Archive nears 25,000 milestone 

THE world’s largest public collection of Rugby League programmes continues to grow in both depth and scale within the sport’s prestigious archive curated by Rugby League Cares at the University of Huddersfield. The National Programme Archive now features over 24,000 unique programmes which help document the proud and colourful history of the sport in all […]

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The National RL Museum: your questions answered
Category: General, Heritage

The National RL Museum: your questions answered

Our Heritage Manager Brigid Power took questions about the planned National Museum of Rugby League on Wednesday to mark National Sporting Heritage Day. The museum will open at the George Hotel, Huddersfield,  in the next few years and will tell the wonderful story of the sport, from its creation at The George in 1895 through […]

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RL Cares video posts get 1.2 million lockdown views!
Category: General, Heritage

RL Cares video posts get 1.2 million lockdown views!

Today marks the 100th day since we posted our first ‘lockdown video’ from the Rugby League Cares archive. To help keep everyone engaged and entertained during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve since posted daily videos featuring some of the greatest and most popular players in the sport’s history. From historic Test matches and Challenge Cup finals, […]

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George Hotel to house the National Rugby League Museum
Category: General, Heritage

George Hotel to house the National Rugby League Museum

Rugby League Cares is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kirklees Council to create the first-ever National Rugby League Museum at the George Hotel in Huddersfield. The decision to establish the world-class facility at the sport’s spiritual home was made following a recommendation by an independent selection panel, which had considered expressions of interest […]

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