Rugby League

League One

17 May 2024

Betfred League One – applications invited

Betfred League One – applications invited

Following the recent confirmation of a managed restructure of the competition structure outside the Betfred Super League, the RFL are inviting formal expressions of interest to join Betfred League One from the 2025 season.

This will be the first stage in an application process, with a decision planned for late summer / early autumn.

The deadline for expressions of interest is May 31 – contact Pat Cluskey, the RFL’s Head of Delivery for Professional Games Competitions, for further details (

The RFL recently completed a detailed six-month review involving all Tier Two and Three clubs, and determined that applications would be invited for a possible expansion of Betfred League One in 2025.

A number of informal expressions of interest have already been received.