RL for everyone

RL for everyone

We are committed to equality and diversity

Rugby League is an inclusive sport at all levels whether you are interested in playing, coaching, officiating, volunteering or watching.

Everybody’s Welcome

The RFL is committed to equality and diversity.

The RFL works with and supports the leading equality and diversity organisations in sport.

These partners provide the latest resources and information for clubs, coaches, players and parents.

Everyone in the sport is encouraged to use them.

Women and Girls

Rugby League supports

Women in Sport

Women in Sport offer great resources on how to market sport and physical activity to women and girls – from participation, to coaching and volunteering.

The organisation also campaigns for increased representation of women in key roles in clubs and sports organisations; and increased coverage of women’s sport across the media.

Ethnic Diversity

Rugby League supports

Sporting Equals

The organisation works to grow the greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities particularly the black and minority ethnic population.

They are the national partner of Sport England and advisors to the Department of Culture Media and Sport.

Club resources include data, insights and marketing communications guidance.

Rugby League supports the

British Asian Rugby Association

promoting involvement in both both codes by children and young people from South Asian communities.


Rugby League supports the

English Federation of Disability Sport

EFDS works to ensure that people with disabilities can access sport and physical activity and be active for life.

Resources for clubs include: easy to use online toolkits; insight and profiles and inclusive training.


provide a range of factsheets on coaching and developing players with specific impairments or special needs.

LGBT engagement

Rugby League supports

Pride Sports

Pride Sports have helped new clubs across a number of sports to get started and even more to become sustainable and to provide a good quality experience for their members.