Rugby league

Sport and physical activity

Rugby league at the University of Central Lancashire develops players at all levels. You'll develop mentally and physically, testing your tactical and technical abilities. You'll work together with the team to succeed.

Amanda Wilkinson
Head Performance Coach

Amanda made history in 2014 when she became the first ever female Level 3 Rugby League Coach in the world. Amanda was the Wigan Warriors women’s team coach and in 2018 they went on to win the first ever Women’s Super League.

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Developing rugby league players at all levels

Rugby League provides players with access to quality coaching and training sessions. You will also get access to personal training programmes. You'll get support with strength, conditioning and nutritional tips. As well as training and playing sport, you can enjoy organised social events.

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I’ve come here, straight into training, getting around the lads – we’ve got a good squad here. It’s been really beneficial to my fitness.
Kieran Lewis Rugby League
Kieran Lewis
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching & Performance, UCLan Rugby League
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UCLan is leading the way for Rugby League at university.
UCLan is leading the way for Rugby League at university.
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Where and when you'll train

Rugby league training and home matches take place at our Sports Arena. Our Sports Arena is a 64 acre multi-sports site. It caters for a wide range of outdoor sports including football, rugby, athletics, hockey, tennis, netball, cycling and rounders.

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Monday 7.30 - 9.00pm
Wednesday 1.00 - 3.00pm

Days and times subject to change.

Additional training support will be provided with dates and times identified by the coach.

Sports Scholarship

Are you a talented individual competing at high level within your sport? Then you may be eligible for a fantastic scholarship opportunity.

Sports Scholarship
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