Whitehaven RL have released a statement on behalf of the Copeland Rugby League Development Foundation. 

Copeland Rugby League Community Development Foundation have said they are delighted to announce the relaunch of the Foundation to help promote and support rugby league development in Copeland. 

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A spokesperson said: "The Foundation has been inactive for some time but three new Trustees have taken over the running of the charity and are looking forward to working with and in the community of Copeland."

The new trustees are Carl Walmsley, a Copeland Borough and Whitehaven Town Councillor and Amanda Hewer who has previously worked as a Development Officer for the Foundation. 

The Foundation will be looking to work in local schools and the community on various projects.

The spokesperson added: "The first project commences next month with four Summer Rugby Camps arranged for two age groups. The camps will be held at the LEL Arena and led by Haven player Alex Bishop with other players joining him to coach the kids."

Children aged between 7-10 will be meeting on August 3 and August 16. Those aged between 11-15 will meet on August 4 and August 17. 

Each session is from 10am to 2pm and costs £5. If two sessions are booked then the cost is £8 for the two.

Places are limited but can be booked by calling Whitehaven RLFC on 01946 328088.