Grassroots membership fee row rumbles on

The Rugby Football League’s Director of Participation and Development, Marc Lovering, has rebuffed a suggestion that he pledged, several years ago, that membership fees would…

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Talking Grass Roots: Getting the sums right

Talking Grass Roots with League Express amateur rugby league correspondent Phil Hodgson I touched, last week, on an issue that’s baffled me for some time;…

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Cambridge chalk up long awaited Varsity success over Oxford

RUGBY LEAGUE VARSITY MATCH CAMBRIDGE 14 OXFORD 8 by DAVE STOCKDALE, Cambridge, Friday 18th June 2021 The Light Blues ended a sequence of eleven successive…

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Rugby League”s ‘University Challenge’ goes on

Talking Grass Roots with Phil Hodgson Amateur Rugby League has several events on its annual calendar that carry high resonance. The BARLA National Cup Final…

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Talking Grassroots: History repeating itself again

League Express grassroots correspondent Phil Hodgson reflects on arguments over governance that never seem to go away. It must be about 25 years ago now…

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Schoey springs a surprise for BARLA

Talking Grass Roots with League Express grassroots correspondent Phil Hodgson Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Six words that certainly summed up Garry Schofield in…

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Rugby league man to complete 110 marathon challenge

Former Wath Brow Hornets player Gary McKee will complete the remarkable challenge of running a marathon for 110 consecutive days this week. McKee’s final run…

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Grassroots membership fees row rumbles on

The Rugby Football League, which is pressing ahead with plans to introduce membership fees for amateur players from next year in the light of changing…

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Youth & Junior Results & Fixtures

YOUTH & JUNIOR LONDON YOUTH Saturday 15 May 2021 UNDER 18S Invicta Panthers 44 Elmbridge 16. UNDER 16S Hemel Stags 36 North Herts Crusaders 24;…

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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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