Community clubs urged to make a date with Ronseal and England Rugby League

Community Rugby League clubs across England are being given a unique opportunity – a 2020 makeover from Ronseal, the country’s most trusted and reliable woodcare brand, with hands-on support from England Rugby League stars.

Ronseal, in partnership with England Rugby League, is launching ‘Fix up your club’ – an innovative way of lending a helping hand to the grassroots game. Two community clubs will win a free DIY day involving the Ronseal team and two England internationals.

For each of the two clubs chosen it promises to be a fantastic experience for club members, supporters and the wider community, with opportunities to meet world class players as well as to get premises spick-and-span for the Spring.

Kristie Blackford-Mills, Brand Manager at Ronseal UK, said:

“We are delighted to launch Fix Up Your Club, our first major initiative with the RFL. We set ourselves the goal of finding a partner aligned with our core values of performance, durability and integrity, and we believe this activation perfectly brings together those values that we share with the RFL by allowing us to give back to our core fans. It is very exciting to now begin the process of sounding out those two clubs.”

RFL Head of Partnerships, Bobby Bahadori adds:

“Ronseal is a well-known and trusted brand which, like Rugby League, has always remained true to its grassroots, so we are delighted that the company is demonstrating its commitment to Rugby League – and in particular the community game.

“The Ronseal team will come down to your club to give it the DIY job it deserves. Plus, they will bring with them two international England Rugby League stars to lend a hand.

‘Fix up your club’ day will be a fun day for all the family, so get your applications in now!”

Any community club in England in need of a makeover can apply by downloading a form from www.rugby-league.com/fixupyourclub. Competition closes on 19 January 2020.

The Rugby Football League announced a four-year deal with Ronseal in July 2018, the woodcare brand’s first foray into sports sponsorship. The deal sees the brand feature on the playing shirts of the England Men’s, Women’s, Knights, Wheelchair, Academy and Youth squads until the end of 2021, which includes the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

Ronseal provide a premium and wide-ranging selection of products to help you get a professional looking finish on your next DIY project. It does exactly what it says on the tin, so you can do exactly what you want to your home.



Club Cash Lottery

In challenging times for businesses we are again stressing our urgent need for more financial support via the Club Cash lottery from both existing and new members.

With door-to-door collections temporarily abandoned, some have paid up front to cover a few weeks; moved to direct debit; or completed a bank transfer but the overall result has seen a drop in lottery income of nearly 50 per cent.

This trend is hitting all clubs and organisations and we have had to temporarily modify the weekly prize structure in line with the number of people taking part.

We still have a weekly first prize of £1,000 and other prizes of £100, £50 and £25 plus some £10 consolation prizes and we urgently and seriously need people to help us on this.

One way is to download a direct debit form here and follow the instructions.

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