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New pitch at YSJ as part of the CreatedBy Capital Grants Programme

“Our ambition has always been that RLWC2021 will be the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup in history with social impact at the heart of everything we do.
“We thank Sport England and DCMS for their support in making the vision to deliver widespread positive influence through this trailblazing tournament a reality. The latest recipients show the power of the programme that has generated huge interest since opening and over the past twelve months has been a beacon of hope for so many.
“The true impact of the programme will be felt when grassroots sport returns at the end of March and many of the coaches, players, families and local people experience their new facilities and equipment for the first time.” Sports Minister, Nigel Huddleston, said:
"I'm absolutely delighted the CreatedBy project is continuing to provide much needed funding for our Rugby League community.
"As we move towards the March 29 reopening and beyond these new funds will deliver exciting new sporting opportunities for athletes of all ages and abilities." Sport England Director of Property Charles Johnston added:
"As ever, we continue to be pleased to be a part of this popular programme to help support Rugby League clubs improve their offer to the local community.”
“We have been so impressed by the quality of the applications and the fact that the scheme has always aimed to help those areas in most need, these new awards will make such a difference to these clubs and bring some much-needed hope to the local community when sport is able to re-open." Ralph Rimmer, the Chief Executive of the Rugby Football League, concluded
“Our sport has never seen such a substantial programme of investment in community facilities as the CreatedBy Capital Grants Programme – and these three Large Grants will have a lasting impact in the cities of Bradford and York, and in West Cumbria.
“Again, we are grateful to Sport England and the Government for allowing the RFL and Rugby League World Cup 2021 to provide crucial new facilities and opportunities.” The huge demand and interest in the Large Grants programme means the scheme will close for applications at 5pm on 30 April, 2021 but the CreatedBy Small Grants programme will continue to take applications via: #WeAreYork⚔️


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