Talking Grassroots: Players are paramount

Talking Grassroots with Phil Hodgson of League Express Good on Masters Rugby League organisers, who have confirmed that two festivals surrounding the 2021 World Cups…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round up

The Rugby Football League, in its weekly community update to amateur outfits, advised secretaries on Friday that, to further encourage ‘best behaviour’ at club level,…

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A freedom of sorts

Talking Grassroots Rugby League with Phil Hodgson of League Express There was very good news – as far as it stands anyway – from the…

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World Cup boost already banked for amateur game

Talking Grass Roots with Phil Hodgson Yet more excellent news to relay on the 2021 Rugby League World Cup and, as previously, not related to…

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Grassroots news round up: Askam pull out of National Conference League.

Askam have pulled out of the National Conference League. The Furness outfit informed the flagship league’s administrator Alan Smith on Wednesday evening that they would…

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Storm warning for National Conference League

TALKING GRASS ROOTS with League Express correspondent Phil Hodgson I imagine that National Conference League bosses may well be viewing this weekend’s programme with some…

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North East RL Challenge Cup Final sees Wallsend take on Cramlington

The North East RL Challenge Cup Final on Saturday (10 July) pits reigning champions Wallsend Eagles against Cramlington Rockets. Cramlington go into the game, at…

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Grassroots membership scheme up for discussion

Delegates at the next clubs’ meeting of the National Conference League will be presented with in-depth information on the Rugby Football League’s Membership Scheme by…

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Gateshead Storm withdraw from NCL

Gateshead Storm have withdrawn from the National Conference League. The north-east outfit has pulled the plug on fixtures in League E – and Saturday’s fixture…

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Talking Grass Roots: A Word of Difference

What’s in a word? Quite a lot, as League Express grassroots correspondent Phil Hodgson illustrates. I wrote only the other week about how important it…

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