SOUTH WEST RUGBY LEAGUE

23rd January 2018, 11:54 | Community

This week in grassroots Rugby League - 23 Jan 2018

This week in grassroots Rugby League - 23 Jan 2018
ARE YOU INVOLVED WITH A COMMUNITY RUGBY LEAGUE CLUB?
ALL PLAYERS, VOLUNTEERS AND COACHES - CHECK BACK FOR IMPORTANT UPDATES ON RUGBY-LEAGUE.COM EVERY TUESDAY!

NEWS STORIES ABOUT YOUR CLUB, YOUR LEAGUE:

Spread the word about the achievements and opportunities at your club!

Promote the sport and get great reach.

Please send your news and pictures for rugby-league.com and the Rugby Football League's social media channels to: leagueclubnews@rfl.co.uk.

Fundraising support

Please could all clubs share the contact details of their designated fundraiser, so that the team can support clubs with the latest information on applying for funding grants and fundraising opportunities.

Updates will also be provided through this 'Week in Grassroots Rugby League' news; and via emails direct to clubs.

Please email details to E: Russell.Murphy@rfl.uk.com

Also, a reminder to all clubs that the RL Cares Community Game Raffle can help you generate 70p for every £1 ticket sold. With great prizes on offer, it's one of the easiest ways to raise funds.

Player Development League

"The aim is to make it as easy and as convenient as possible for teams to play Rugby League."

A new 'Player Development League' is to be launched for Youth and Junior teams.

Find out more by clicking HERE.

Commonwealth Nines - congratulations!

Best wishes to the 15 under 23s players from the community game who have been selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Championship Nines hosted in Australia next month.

Wigan St Pats' Danny Riding will captain the side, while Cole Walker-Taylor from Wath Brow Hornets is vice captain.

See the full squad HERE.

New competition open to all UK-based Men's teams

The Rugby Football League has launched a new playing competition for 2018 which is open to all UK-based Open Age men's teams - the Rugby League Conference.

If you're part of an association, starting a new club, or want to organise a friendly throughout the year, simply join the Rugby Football League-endorsed Facebook Group by clicking HERE or search 'Rugby League Conference' - and start talking with fellow clubs today.

Yorkshire Scalpels ARLFC

Based at Brighouse Rangers, Yorkshire Scalpels ARLFC are calling on Doctors, nurses, physios, ODPs, radiographers, porters, any NHS staff to join them for 2018.

They are planning to enter the Yorkshire Men's League this year. To find out more, contact the club on Facebook - Yorkshire Scalpels ARLFC.