Hull KR join Parliamentary Rugby League Group
Hull Kingston Rovers have become the latest club to join the Parliamentary Rugby League Group.
The Robins follow in the footsteps of Super League rivals Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos, plus the likes of Championship club Batley Bulldogs, League 1 club Oxford RL as well as community clubs in pledging their support to the Group.
Meeting monthly when the House of Commons is sitting, the Group raises issues within Parliament and across Government as well as giving Members the chance to discuss rugby league at all levels. It is open to any organisation or individual who shares the same view and Hull KR are delighted to be the latest club to get involved.
Rovers chief executive Mike Smith said: “Anything we can do to help raise the profile of rugby league will get our full backing. “We firmly believe that 2015 will be an important year for the sport and the Parliamentary Rugby League Group will have a key role to play.
“They have worked very hard for over 25 years as a group of decision makers with an active and impartial interest in rugby league and we are looking forward to playing our part in that.”
The Parliamentary Rugby League Group Chairman, Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland added: “It’s great that Hull KR have joined the Group; I know how passionate they and their fans are in supporting and developing the game and we welcome the club into the Group and look forward to working with them and hearing their views.”