Early day motion 919

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PHYSICAL DISABILITY RUGBY LEAGUE

That this House welcomes the UK’s first ever Physical Disability Rugby League match between Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos, which took place at Warrington's Victoria Park Asics Stadium on 4 February 2018; congratulates all those who took part, including The Last Leg's Adam Hills and Alex Brooker who went head to head playing for Warrington and Leeds respectively; notes that after a tightly fought game, Leeds Rhinos were victorious 22-10 in front of over 1,000 spectators; further notes that Physical Disability Rugby League is a modified version of the game which involves both full contact and touch tackle options, for all players who have physical disabilities; further congratulates the Warrington Wolves Foundation, Leeds Rhinos Foundation and all involved with the development of this version of the game in the UK; and hopes that more clubs will establish Physical Disability Rugby League teams to provide further opportunities for all to take part in rugby league.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abrahams, Debbie Labour Party Oldham East and Saddleworth 07.02.2018
Creagh, Mary Labour Party Wakefield 07.02.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 08.02.2018
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 08.02.2018
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 07.02.2018
Gaffney, Hugh Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 22.02.2018
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 08.02.2018
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 20.02.2018
Mann, John Labour Party Bassetlaw 07.02.2018
McGinn, Conor Labour Party St Helens North 20.02.2018
Penning, Mike Conservative Party Hemel Hempstead 20.02.2018
Rashid, Faisal Labour Party Warrington South 07.02.2018
Rimmer, Marie Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 21.02.2018
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 20.02.2018
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 08.02.2018
Sobel, Alex Labour Party Leeds North West 07.02.2018
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 08.02.2018
Walker, Thelma Labour Party Colne Valley 22.02.2018