Talking Grassroots: RFL’s host of initiatives to sustain the grassroots game

No one can say that folk at the Rugby Football League spend their weekdays sitting around twiddling their thumbs! The stalwarts who run our amateur…

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Inaugural Women’s Nines event provides thrills as five clubs book place in finals

By IAN GOLDEN After an enthralling day-long event at Victoria Park in Warrington on Sunday, five sides qualified for the finals of the inaugural RFL…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round-up

The National Conference League, which at the beginning of the season announced a clampdown on bad behaviour and abuse of referees, has imposed a number…

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Talking Grassroots: The potential of women’s University Rugby League

Spectators at the Millennium Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone eight days ago – and there were plenty of them, around 1,500, I’m glad to say…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round-up

Heworth, who are celebrating their centenary, have produced a sumptuous 40-page booklet marking the club’s illustrious history. The York outfit are renowned as one of…

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Talking Grassroots: Waterhead Warriors on a roll

Amateur Rugby League clubs will again have the chance to raise much-needed  funds following the announcement by the Rugby Football League that the Community Raffle…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round-up

The National Conference League’s inaugural Rhino RL Team of the Month award has gone to Warrington outfit Crosfields. The Soap have scooped the accolade for…

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Talking Grassroots: Women take centre stage for Easter’s Rugby League Finals Festival

The traditional Easter Sunday Women’s Rugby League Finals Festival at the Millennium Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone is always something to look forward to. And…

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Grassroots Rugby League news round-up

Rugby League will resume in Norfolk at the end of this month – thanks to a group of ambitious enthusiasts in the Norwich area. A…

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Talking Grassroots: BARLA National Cup set for a brilliant final

The 2022 BARLA National Cup Final, which is taking place next Sunday, is perhaps the most interesting decider in the competition for years. The two…

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