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Gateshead Storm have withdrawn from the National Conference League.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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Grassroots news round up

BARLA, which has announced reduced fees for this year’s Club Membership, has also introduced a free monthly draw, effective from July, with cash prizes totalling…

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Rugby union club launches Rugby League team

By Ian Lockwood One of the oldest rugby union clubs in Yorkshire is playing Rugby League for the first time. Skipton, who have been in…

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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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