posted on 7 October 2015

Supporters Direct’s Voice of the Fans conference will be held on Saturday 17th October at the RFL’s archive, Heritage Quay, at the University of Huddersfield.

This year, the keynote speaker is Nigel Wood, Chairman of the Rugby League International Federation. Jon Dutton Director of Projects and Planning says, “The RFL are delighted to be supporting the Voice of the Fans event and would urge all supporters to attend the diverse and engaging day that kicks off with a key note address by Nigel Wood followed by a number of guest speakers from across the game.”

“The embryonic partnership we have with Supporters Direct has been very productive this season and this event is the culmination in a series of fan led workshops that aim to stimulate debate around growing the audience and giving fans great match day experiences.”

Phil Bentham, International Referee will take pre-submitted questions from delegates, this is your chance to quiz the ref!

Workshops throughout the day focus on Heritage projects, Community Involvement, a history of Supporters Direct and Rugby League Memories which will culminate in a closing plenary looking at how successful the new structure has been this year with a panel of Greg Mullholland, MP for Leeds North West and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group, Mark Foster, Marketing Director for the Rugby Football League and Phil Caplan, the well-known Rugby League Author, Journalist and Publisher.

The event will be is themed around this year’s Rugby League 120th anniversary celebrations, come and watch the film of the 120 walk and see if you can spot yourself?

All delegates on the day will be able to buy tickets for the upcoming England v France international match for just £5 (£2.50 concessions).

Exhibition stalls, lunch and refreshments are all included in this very affordable event aimed at everyone with an interest in the game.

This is the must attend event for all rugby league fans, whatever level of the game you support. Why not join us?

To book your ticket and register your place now visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/voice-of-the-fans-2015-tickets-18326255323

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