Gareth Kear prepares WRL for an exciting 2021

Just over a year in post, Wales Rugby League CEO Gareth Kear has reprioritised the organisation setting it on, what he believes, will be a path to greater growth and relevance in the country under the strapline ‘future is bright.’ “I believe in inclusion and equality and am immensely proud that these values have been […]

Wales Rugby League to benefit from Welsh Government pandemic funding package

Wales Rugby League are delighted to be one of just seven sports in Wales who have been offered a share of the Welsh Government’s £17.7 million funding package to help spectator sports that have been severely impacted by the pandemic. Rugby league has been offered £200,000 to assist Betfred League 1 sides North Wales Crusaders […]

WRL accredited with insport Ribbon Award from Disability Sport Wales.

Wales Rugby League have been accredited with the insport Ribbon Award from Disability Sport Wales. The insport standards are a part of the broader insport project, which aims to support physical activity, sport and leisure organisations to deliver provision inclusively of disabled people. The Ribbon marks the first phase of a commitment to inclusivity, with […]

Begbies Traynor Preston revealed as Official Home City Partner for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup

The Preston office of Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading business rescue and recovery firm, has joined Preston City Council and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in partnering with the Welsh national team to welcome them to the City for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The tournament, which kicks off next October will be […]

WRL continue to run successful online courses during lockdown

Wales Rugby League have continued to be active during this lockdown period by running a number of online courses for their members. WRL held their own “Mental Health Week” from October 26-31 with the “Rugby League Cares” charity hosting two online Zoom meetings – “Managing Emotions” hosted by Keith Senior and Paul Wood, and “Challenging […]

Wales Rugby League partner with insport to promote Wheelchair sport

Wales Rugby League have been accepted as part of Disability Sport Wales’ insport programme. The programme’s aim is to contribute to the ‘Vision for Sport’ by creating a more inclusive sports sector where every disabled person is hooked on sport, offering real choice as to where, when and how often people play sport. They believe […]

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