Prison Service Rugby League Expands

The Prison Service Rugby League is planning to run up to a dozen teams within the next few months.

Secretary Tony Dennison and his colleagues have targeted 11 regions and are busy initiating a recruitment drive.

Existing areas such as Yorkshire, the Humber and the North West will certainly feature, and the expansionist approach will also involve East Midlands, West Midlands, the North East, London, Wales, Central, Eastern and the South East.

The disappointing failure, recently, to raise a side for the Skanska Cup fixture with holders BARLA Great Britain - leading to expulsion from the competition - has prompted a reassessment of the Prison Service structure and Dennison said: