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GB and Ireland International, Jane Banks the Community Development Officer at Warrington Wolves has been selected to tour New Zealand in September/October for the forthcoming Women's World Cup. This is the biggest event to date in Women's Rugby League with 10 countries participating.
Jane has also set up a Ladies Open Age (16 years +) team in Warrington who will participating in Division Three of the Women's Rugby League Association, the team is currently coached by the Wolves Coaching Staff and meets every Thursday, 7.30pm at Victoria Park, Warrington. This is a good opportunity to get fit and learn more about the game, come down and have some fun learning a new sport or pick up from where you left off at school.
Each player has to raise a minimum of ?1,100 as her individual contribution to the tour. Therefore your assistance by way of financial support or sponsorship deal would be greatly appreciated by Jane and the rest of the Great Britain Women's Rugby League Squad.
Jane's playing accolades include: *Hindley Pumas, Bradford Ladies 2001/2002 League + Challenge Cup Winners *Bradford Ladies League + Cup Winners 2002/2003 *Player's Player/Player of the Year 2001/2002 Bradford Ladies *GB International: Australia 1996 (youngest player on the tour at 17) *New Zealand 1998 (Player of the Tour) *2 Player of the Match Awards against Australia in July/August 2002 *World Series 2000 )Player of the Series for Great Britain and Ireland) *Sports Personality of the Year for Warrington 2000
Jane would like to thank for their financial support: - KeelSupply, Warrington Borough Council, Bill Holroyd, Lord Hoyle of Warrington, S.J.M Concerts, Warrington Past Players Association, Pertemps, Warrington Guardian
Jane can be contacted at the club on (01925) 635338.
Join Brian Bevan at the New Stadium:
Have your Name in "The Brian Bevan Wall"
Warrington Wolves are offering their fans an opportunity to have their name at the New Stadium, by buying a brick with their name carefully engraved and then built into a wall to display the face of Warrington's greatest legend Brian Bevan.
The bricks can be engraved with up to two lines of lettering and a maximum of fourteen characters per line. All bricks will either be Blue or Yellow.
Each brick comes with a commemorative certificate and the opportunity to order a replica as personal memento.
The Bevan Wall will be built to the East End of the north stand, i.e. facing Winwick Road and the entrance to the New Stadium and Tesco Extra Store Site.
The cost of an engraved brick is ?34.95 and a replica engraved brick is ?24.95 (?59.90 in total for both bricks).
For more information and an application form: Http://www.wwrlfc.co.uk/news/2003/August/bevan_wall.pdf