Talking Grass Roots: Old sores reopen over amateur fees battle

Matters are, I think, coming to a head regarding the Rugby Football League’s bid to impose membership fees on amateur players from next year. I’m…

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Grassroots news round up

The Rugby Football League reminded amateur clubs, in its regular Friday email, of ‘Return to Play’ guidelines as grassroots sport emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic….

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Talking Grass Roots: Best kept secrets

It’s been a long time a-coming, Lord only knows, but competitive amateur Rugby League at Open Age level is at last on the very near…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round up

The Rugby Football League has congratulated those clubs that played friendly matches on the last weekend of April. In her regular Friday email to clubs,…

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Wales Women’s coach names train-on squad

Head Coach Thomas Brindle has named a 36-player train-on squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Wales Women’s side. Wales meet England…

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Grassroots membership fee row rumbles on

A leading figure on the grassroots scene in the North West has entered the debate over the Rugby Football League’s plans to introduce membership fees…

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New teams added for 2021 Wheelchair Rugby League campaign

The 2021 Wheelchair Rugby League campaign, which swings into action on the weekend of 29/30 May, will involve a six-team Super League, underpinned by three…

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RFL sparks fury over grassroots fees

I’ve been gratified, over the past year or so, to be able to regularly praise the Rugby Football League over the way it’s protected the…

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Fixtures confirmed for the forthcoming National Conference League season

Fixtures have been confirmed for the forthcoming National Conference League season which will be regionalised as grassroots sport follows the Government’s roadmap out of the…

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Grassroots rugby membership fee proposal sparks outrage

The Rugby Football League has sought to allay concerns expressed by a number of grassroots clubs and leagues over the governing body’s planned introduction of…

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