Benevolent Fund to support Connor Lynes’ family

The RFL Benevolent Fund is providing support to the family of a teenage Rugby League player who was injured playing in an under-15s match in Hull at the weekend.

Connor Lynes, 14, underwent surgery on Saturday evening and is currently recovering in hospital in Leeds.

An RFL spokesman said: “We have sent our best wishes to Connor and his family at this difficult time and are doing what we can to provide support.

“The RFL Benevolent Fund are meeting Connor’s family today and can offer immediate practical and financial assistance to help them with the challenges they face with travelling between Hull and Leeds.

“The Benevolent Fund will also continue to provide what support it can to aid Connor’s continued recovery.”