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APPLICATIONS FOR COACHES, MANAGERS & PHYSIOS FOR LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE FOR COUNTY OF ORIGIN GAME

As the WRLA Xamax Winter League 2016/17 beckons on Sunday 23rd October WRLA are now asking for applications to ambitious coaches, managers and physios, to put themselves forward for those positions to represent Lancashire and Yorkshire, for the forthcoming origin game which will be part of a double header with the BARLA Open Age Yorkshire Cup Final on Sunday 22nd January 2017.

All applicants must send in a full CV, be DBS checked, the coaches are required to be Level 2 coaches, physios with relevant qualifications.

The deadline for applicants is Tuesday 1st November and should forward all required information to Steve Manning WRLA Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Steve Manning

WRLA Secretary

XAMAX WRLA WINTER LEAGUE READY FOR THE BIG KICK

As the eight month women’s summer rugby league season comes to an end this weekend the Xamax WRLA Winter League kicks off on Sunday 23rd October with twelve sides competing in two divisions of six sides. The season will hopefully come to a conclusion at its Plate and Cup Finals on Easter Sunday 15th April, fixture backlog permitting.

The league will feature three sides from Lancashire including newcomers Barrow Ladies and Wigan St Patricks Ladies

During the season there will be a two weeks Christmas break two origin county trials weekend in preparation for the Xamax County of Origin Lancashire v Yorkshire game on Sunday 22nd January

WRLA Chair Steve Manning,

“I can’t wait for our season to kick off next week and a lot of work has been done because of logistical circumstances to make a two division league structure consisting of six teams per division.

“We expect them to be competitive divisions and have asked the clubs to buy into it and endeavour to make the games week to week fixtures pending the weather which hit us and other competing sports hard last year which saw a season extension during the crossover to summer.

“We expect all the games to be competitive as clubs in their respective divisions chase the ultimate prize as well as cup and plate glory as we look to increase player participation and retention in the sport.

“We thank our title league sponsors Xamax who also support both our cups and origin game which this year featured a 92nd minute golden try to seal the victory.

“Finally I would like to encourage all rugby league supporters to come along to the games to see the women’s skills on board and the dedication that they have to our sport. For those curious and wanting to give the game a go I would say if you’re not sure there is only one way to find out.

Steve Manning

WRLA Chair/Secretary

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