The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for numerous sports clubs throughout the UK. Our club is no different.
Our first-team players have now returned to pre-season training and are working hard to meet a vast array of new Covid-19 protocols (at significant cost) whilst preparing themselves physically an mentally for the start of our season in May.
The club not only competes in the third tier of professional Rugby League but is a positive community presence in the London Borough of Haringey. The activities on offer, provide an important social element for several of our followers. Many people are looking forward to returning to live sports events in the near future and we want to be ready to welcome you all back to the New River Stadium (our home)!
The club is seeking support to update its Clubhouse facilities, to ensure that all the relevant Covid-19 safety guidelines are in place. The continued safety of our staff members and fans are of paramount importance. For example, the installation of protective screening in the '1895 Bar', floor signage to promote social distancing and a more stringent cleaning regime (including the purchase of a fogging machine and appropriate cleaning products, to thoroughly sanitize the Changing areas and gym).
In addition, the club are looking to attract more followers; we feel that we have the product and the expertise to get more people watching and playing Rugby League on a regular basis. Therefore, we have set ourselves the goal of enhancing the matchday experience by purchasing a new scoreboard and a video replay system that can be utilised by Match Officials and Coaching staff. The club will also look to purchase additional seating for non-paying staff. This will help to ensure that social distancing can be maintained on the sidelines, throughout the duration of a match.
These upgrades will not only assist the club throughout the much anticipated 2021 season but will have a positive impact into 2022 and beyond. Our main goal is to ensure the long term sustainability of the club. Your support will directly contribute towards that objective.
A huge thank you for visiting our page and contributing what you can! There are a vast array of 'Rewards' on offer, ranging from £10 - £250. Should you wish to discuss these a little further before contributing, do not hesitate to contact the club. E-mail: [email protected]
We sincerely hope you enjoy the return of Rugby League in London. We look forward to creating more memories with you this season.