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Public invited to watch Wales Rugby League World Cup squad train in Preston

The Rugby League World Cup (2021) trophies at UCLan Sports Arena with UCLan students and Wales Rugby League players (L-R) Kieran Lewis who is part of the senior team training squad, Mason Philips and Billy Walkley who both play for Wales under 19s The Wales Men’s Rugby League team will scrum down in an open training session at UCLan Sports Arena ahead of their first Rugby League World Cup (2021) fixture against the […]

2 years ago
Rugby League World Cup trophies visit Preston’s university square

To mark 200 days until the tournament begins, three Rugby League World Cup trophies have visited Preston as part of a 48-hour host cities tour. The trophies, which are from […]

2 years ago
Preston rugby fans asked to knit bonnets for premature babies

A social care charity has invited rugby fans across Preston to knit bonnets for premature babies. Preston is a host venue for the Rugby League World Cup 2021, so rugby […]

3 years ago
The Harris and Preston Markets to be lit purple to mark one year until Rugby League World Cup

The Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Preston Markets are being lit up in ‘power purple’ to celebrate that it is only one year to go until the Rugby League […]

4 years ago
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Initiative to encourage Rugby League participation in Preston as World Cup tickets go on sale

Ryan Allen, new rugby League Development officer at Preston North End Community and Education Trust. Pic: PNECET Preston North End Community and Education Trust is working to get more locals interested in Rugby League ahead of next year’s World Cup in England and Wales. To help increase […]

4 years ago
Rugby League World Cup 2021 launches free ticket offer for frontline workers

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) will reward frontline heroes by providing 20,021 free tickets as a mark of gratitude for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jon Dutton, RLWC2021 […]

4 years ago
New Rugby League education programme available to schools in Preston

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service As one of the hosts for Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), schools across Preston are being encouraged to download a brand-new classroom resource ahead of children returning to school […]

4 years ago
UCLan joins forces with Wales Rugby League to ensure lasting World Cup legacy

Former UCLan student Rhodri Loyd who graduated in 2019 With Wales’ men’s team based in Preston for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RWLC2021), Wales Rugby league (WRL) is partnering with Preston City Council and the University of Central […]

4 years ago
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