Rugby League Enthusiast and Advocate for Women in Sports, Rachel Ankomah has been honoured with the prestigious Youth Sports Personality of the year award at the just ended Ghana Youth Awards. Rachel, who is also the founder of the newest club in Ghana, Accra Majestics Rugby League Club, the First Womens Rugby League Cordinator for Ghana and the first Team Manager for Ghana Skolars Rugby League Club was presented with the award on Saturday 21st August at a ceremony held at Silver Star Towers.
Firm Foundation Rugby Academy in collaboration with Accra Majestics Rugby Football League Club (RFLC) today 5th September 2021 launched a youth centered campaign dubbed “Kids Play Rugby League Too” The campaign is aimed at creating awareness on junior rugby league and also a recruitment tool for the Junior Club.
It is not uncommon for injuries to occur to the participants in a sporting event. Unfortunately, the risk of injury, particularly in contact sports, is a recognised occupational hazard. However the level of risk differs greatly from activity to activity. Some sports have a very low level of injury risk because there is no body contact, no quickness of movements required, no flying implements, no machinery and little exposure to the forces of nature.
Salford winger Jodie Broughton is crowned as the sport's fastest man in a sprint challenge at Headingley, narrowly beating his former Leeds team-mate Ben Jones-Bishop into second place. The event took place during the Rugby League 9s Grand Final night, where Warrington were the victors thanks to an 18-10 win over surprise finalists Cumbria.Broughton began playing Rugby League for local sides Milford and Queens. He won a number of competitions including Leeds and District Cup, Yorkshire Cup, National Cup and